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All through life that piece of crape had hung between him and the world: it had separated him from cheerful brotherhood and woman's love, and kept him in that saddest of all prisons, his own heart; and still it lay upon his face, as if to deepen the gloom of his darksome chamber, and shade him from the sunshine of eternity.
On his right hand and on his left two armed men stood in stolid silence, each wrapped in a huge cloak, and the face covered with a mask; one of them held a small lamp in his hand, whose glimmering light revealed the saddest picture a king could look upon.
He said it was one of the saddest things he had ever known.
This seemed to me the saddest and blankest moment in my life.
It's one of the saddest things I know--the way elderly ladies cease to read poetry.
Dorothea raised her eyes, brighter than usual with excited feeling, and said in her saddest recitative, "How I wish I had learned German when I was at Lausanne
He was an invalid and he died long since, ending a life of suffering in the saddest way.
What is saddest about ghosts is that they may not know their child.
Yes," replied she; "and the saddest part of it all is that she is not marrying the man she loves.
The only class of frequenters was the suicides, who, sad of life, sought the saddest landscape as a fitting scene in which to end.
She turned pale; the soft lines of pleasure in her face hardened, little by little; she regarded me with the saddest look of confusion and distress.
A HEARTBROKEN Michael Owen last night spoke of "the saddest day of my life" after his popular stayer Brown Panther suffered a fatal injury in the Irish St Leger, won by Order Of St George.