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Word: pang

Definition: sudden sharp feeling of pain


Sentences Containing 'pang'

And to the pang of a friend disgracing herself and sunk in her esteem, was added the distressing conviction that it was impossible for that friend to be tolerably happy in the lot she had chosen.
It was a great pity; for it did nobody any worthy service, and it sent a pang deep into a good man's heart.
At this moment of mortal anguish the cold sweat came forth upon his brow, a pang stronger than death clutched at his heart strings.
The countess left with an indescribable pang in her heart, and before she had taken ten steps the count saw her raise her handkerchief to her eyes.
And in confirmation of the truth of what I say, let me repeat to thee a stanza made by the famous poet Luigi Tansillo at the end of the first part of his 'Tears of Saint Peter,' which says thus: The anguish and the shame but greater grew In Peter's heart as morning slowly came; No eye was there to see him, well he knew, Yet he himself was to himself a shame; Exposed to all men's gaze, or screened from view, A noble heart will feel the pang the same; A prey to shame the sinning soul will be, Though none but heaven and earth its shame can see.
I cannot leave him even now, without remembering with a pang, at once his modest fortitude and his great sorrow.
In an instant's compass, great hearts sometimes condense to one deep pang, the sum total of those shallow pains kindly diffused through feebler men's whole lives.
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