Sentence for yearning | Use yearning in a sentence

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  • Yearning, mockery, love, despair! (8)
  • Yearning with melodious fervour! (10)
  • I had such a yearning for protection. (10)
  • I had such a yearning for protection. (22)
  • It always gives me a yearning for soap and water. (12)
  • Yearning, at that moment, for human intercourse, Felix went up to him. (8)
  • Joe Pillin regarded his old friend with a sort of yearning. (8)
  • All its strings to viewless fingers Yearning, modulations fine! (10)
  • Is there such a thing as the yearning of the shadow for its body? (12)
  • In the great opera-house a terrible yearning came on him to see his son. (8)
  • To be lonely, and grow older and older, yearning for a soul to speak to! (8)
  • Under that tranquillity Felix caught the pain and yearning in her voice. (8)
  • The throb of the impulse precipitating speech subsided to a dumb yearning. (10)
  • Into the face of the monster there had come of late a hungry, yearning look. (8)
  • To Nedda this tenderness brought a sudden sharp sense of guilt and yearning. (8)
  • And the piano-organ played on, a tune of yearning, waiting, yearning. (8)
  • Then he remained motionless, prey to a sort of happy yearning very near, to melancholy. (8)
  • What had put this yearning spirit into so gross a frame, destroying its solid coherence? (8)
  • It was her ultimate of earth and life, her last anodyne, her weakness yearning for destruction. (12)
  • Once the yearning enters show persons, indolence and indifference characterize them in the ring. (21)
  • A hard, natural fact is needed to bring a yearning and bewildered spirit to knowledge of the truth. (8)
  • And yet a light of hunger grew in her eyes, brighter and brighter, as it were on a wave of yearning. (10)
  • Thus art thou wedded to the skies, And watched by ever-loving eyes, And warned by yearning sympathies. (10)
  • But the youth eyed her sorrowfully, even as one that hath great yearning, and no power to move or speak. (10)
  • Every step has been a step toward guilt, every yearning has been guilt, and every stirring of gratitude. (12)
  • She looked at Christian, and, for a moment, she had an almost mad feeling; she yearned to know some yearning. (12)
  • Below the linen swathing the injured temples, those eyes were closed through which such yearning had looked forth. (8)
  • After the seclusion of his illness, he still felt a yearning, almost painful, towards the movement and stir of the town. (8)
  • Michael shook his head; but he now understood her poor, chilled soul with its infinite yearning and its infinite disappointment. (12)
  • Something like the mortal yearning to look upon the dead risen to life, made it impossible for him to remain absent and in doubt. (10)
  • Something like the mortal yearning to look upon the dead risen to life, made it impossible for him to remain absent and in doubt. (22)
  • And one can be seized by a yearning for that search, which sweeps away all other interests and ambitions, and masters one utterly. (12)
  • But her yearning was so great that she soon desisted, and again and again went to the window with a fervent wish that he might come. (5)
  • The Plymouth Brother hung round me with a sort of yearning interest, and returned at least thrice to make sure I was enjoying my meal. (2)
  • Among us, the ardent yearning to hold aloft the new light which the revival of learning is kindling, yonder superior force is struggling to extinguish it. (5)

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