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For myself, without claim, without merit, simply by chance I had been allowed to look through the half-opened door and I had seen the saddest possible desecration, the withered brightness of youth, a spirit neither made cringing nor yet dulled but as if bewildered in quivering hopelessness by gratuitous cruelty; self-confidence destroyed and, instead, a resigned recklessness, a mournful callousness (and all this simple, almost naive)--before the material and moral difficulties of the situation.
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.
What is saddest about ghosts is that they may not know their child.
But the saddest part of the story is still to come.
GRIEVING Rio Ferdinand has curated a playlist in memory of his mum - with a track called Saddest Day.
The saddest was when I discovered the gift wrapper Santa used in my mother's (Lotlot de Leon) closet!
The health secretary urged them to think again as Labour's Heidi Alexander described the day before the strikes as "one of the saddest days in the history of the NHS".
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.
uk/ on Birkenhead candidate Frank Field was one of the saddest of the 312 analysed Mps, featuring in the top 10 with a score of 61 out of 100 while - slightly counterintui -tively - Stephen Twigg was one of the 10 least sad candidates seeking re-election.
New Delhi, May 22 ( ANI ): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Friday and told him that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse's attendance in Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's oath ceremony would be the saddest day for Tamils.
The saddest day on record, perhaps not surprisingly, is April 15 of this year, the day of the Boston Marathon bombings.
She's getting candid on the saddest time in her life.