Sentence Examples with the word distressed

King Alphonso went down to visit the district, and distributed relief to the distressed inhabitants, despite his visib?y failing health.

An agitation begun by the Philadelphia society for assisting distressed prisoners in 1776, checked for a time by the War of Independence,.

I'm so distressed at her leaving, I don't even want to think about it.

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Both Mr. Keith and I were distressed and full of forebodings for the morrow; but we went over to the college a little before the examination began, and had Mr. Vining explain more fully the American symbols.

At home a Union for Social Service was formed in 1906, the natural outcome of Thomas Jackson's efforts for the hungry and distressed in Clapton and Whitechapel, and of similar work at St George's Hall, Southwark.

Bernard's dogs, you know--relieve distressed travellers.

By his indefatigable activity he amassed a fortune of X300,000, the bulk of which he bequeathed to his daughter, with the deduction of considerable sums for the endowment of the anatomical chair in the Ecole de Medecine, and the establishment of a benevolent institution for distressed medical men.

She relieved the distressed in far-off lands as well as at home, her helping hand being stretched out to the Dyaks of Borneo and the aborigines of Australia.

While Dean felt sorry for the distressed woman, he continued to hope his dearest Cynthia would let the matter rest.

The countess looked at her callers, smiling affably, but not concealing the fact that she would not be distressed if they now rose and took their leave.