Usage examples for misery

  1. The hopeless misery of her voice was not noticed by Gurley, who had dropped on his knees beside Goddard. – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  2. There was nothing but misery to come now. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  3. Put out of my misery- is what I mean!" – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  4. Mrs. Hillmer is an old friend of mine, whom I have helped from a state of misery to one of comfort and comparative happiness. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  5. " Yes, yes; that's where my misery do lie! – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  6. I know that it is quite a misery to you that you should be made a happy woman of at last. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  7. Half the misery in the world comes from trying to look, instead of trying to be, what one is not. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  8. She cannot want to bring misery on them both." – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  9. I think Christina is quite capable of making it a means of misery; but there is no position that would be sacred to her. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  10. She already began to see a fate before her, which would make even her past misery as nothing to that which was to come. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  11. Put him out of his misery. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. Poor fellow, said Edward, he has for a time forgotten his misery. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  13. Let me behold my misery. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  14. Helena suddenly felt the thick clouds of misery lift from her soul. – Helena Brett's Career by Desmond Coke
  15. He felt, in the misery of the moment, as if he could never go to that green door again, or walk by her sweet side to that service in which they had joined so lately. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  16. The end of this is misery;- it must be so; it cannot by law be anything else. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  17. So they have come to misery? – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  18. Somehow out of our misery a sudden understanding and sympathy was born. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  19. It is misery to remain there now. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  20. " It is quite just that I should bring you misery. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr