Maybe the loneliness he saw in her eyes was merely a reflection.
She had missed Josh, but it wasn't the gut-wrenching loneliness she felt when Alex left.
Yet in the loneliness of life at Berlin the idea of a wife as the comfort of gathering age sometimes rose before his mind - only to be driven away by cautious hesitations as to the capacity of his means, and by the shrinking from the loss of familiar liberties.
The loneliness of a queen who had no husband or children and no relatives to mention must at all times have been oppressive; it grew desolating in old age after the deaths of Leicester, Walsingham, Burghley and Essex, and Elizabeth died, the last of her race, on the 24th of March 1603.
Part of her ached with loneliness even her sister's presence did nothing to help.
He noticed the change in the little princess' dress, Mademoiselle Bourienne's ribbon, Princess Mary's unbecoming coiffure, Mademoiselle Bourienne's and Anatole's smiles, and the loneliness of his daughter amid the general conversation.
I have heard of a man lost in the woods and dying of famine and exhaustion at the foot of a tree, whose loneliness was relieved by the grotesque visions with which, owing to bodily weakness, his diseased imagination surrounded him, and which he believed to be real.
I thought you decided you couldn't live with the loneliness on the ranch because I was gone so much.
Maybe it was the fact that he never smiled, or the loneliness in those green eyes.
A wave of loneliness washed over her.