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1) sadden. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...TRANSITIVE & tr. & intr.v.Inflected forms: sadĚdened, sadĚdenĚing, sadĚdens To make or become sad....

2) 30118. Huxley, Thomas Henry. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:30118 QUOTATION:It is one of the most saddening things in life that, try as we may, we can never be certain of making people happy, whereas we can almost always...

3) Job's comforter. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One who is discouraging or saddening while seemingly offering sympathy or comfort. After Job1, whose friends pretended to comfort but actually found fault with him....

4) 7760. William Morris. 1834-1896. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...To happy folk All heaviest words no more of meaning bear Than far-off bells saddening the Summer air. ATTRIBUTION: The Earthly Paradise. The Hill of Venus....

5) 261. From "The Iron Gate" by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...seems a glistening tear. But Nature lends her mirror of illusion 5 To win from saddening scenes our age-dimmed eyes, And misty day-dreams blend in sweet confusion...

6) Wordsworth, William. 1888. Complete Poetical Works.
...10 Amid the sunny, shadowy, Colyseum; Heard them, unchecked by aught of saddening hue, For victories there won by flower-crowned Spring, Chant in full choir their...

7) 40708. Morowitz, Harold. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...to keep up with the output of printouts that are generated in such a variety of ways. It is saddening to witness the loss of status of those engaged in integrative...

8) Wordsworth, William. 1888. Complete Poetical Works.
...But this swift travel scorns the company Of irksome change, or threats from saddening power. -'The shock is given-the Adversaries bleed'- 'Lo, Justice triumphs! Earth...

9) ž3. John Lyly. XVI. Elizabethan Prose Fiction. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907ľ21
...Revels was quietly ignored; while his closing years, passed in penury and neglect, form a saddening sequel to the efforts of one, who, in his time, had adorned the...

10) 228. An Autograph by John Greenleaf Whittier. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...echo still. A whisper giving breath Of praise or blame to death, 30 Soothing or saddening such As loved the living much. Therefore with yearnings vain And fond I...

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