Here I heard the sound of a cow-bell, which imparted a gleam of hope to my desponding mind.
He is a dyspeptic being, homesick and desponding, but he is a man.
Fear not, ye maids, who love to hear me speak; Let no desponding tears bedim your cheek!
“Yes—an end of it,” unconsciously echoed Karl, in a desponding tone.
Oswald, raised in a moment from the desponding invalid to a terrifying ministrant of retributive justice.
Gode shared my feelings, and became as desponding as myself.
The strength and spirits of the desponding adventurer were very essentially revived by this encouragement.
“Except that you winna be at home,” said Christie, desponding a little again.
The desponding successor of the Gregorys and the Clements knew not where to look for aid in that crisis of peril and revolution.
“If I could do such and such a thing,” sighs the desponding youth.