Sentence Examples with the word wretchedness

They were somehow apart from all that, the squalor and wretchedness of her life, the constant fear of being discovered.

Such wretchedness as he endured has driven many men to shoot themselves or drown themselves.

In 1805 Napoleon made him governor of Dalmatia, with the title of provediteur general, in which position Dandolo distinguished himself by his efforts to remove the wretchedness and idleness of the people, and to improve the country by draining the pestilential marshes and introducing better methods of agriculture.