Her furniture is still in the house, and I bought most of it--for a mere song you might say, because it was all so old- fashioned that the trustees despaired
of selling it.
Putting every chance on our side, and after having so much despaired
, I may say I think we shall gain our end.
That man who does not believe that each day contains an earlier, more sacred, and auroral hour than he has yet profaned, has despaired
of life, and is pursuing a descending and darkening way.
This, nevertheless, he almost despaired
of her accepting, when he recollected the frequent and vehement assurances he had received from her, that the world put in balance with him would make her no amends for his loss.
It was the body which despaired
of the body--it groped with the fingers of the infatuated spirit at the ultimate walls.