Lexicographical Neighbors of Lornness
lornness (current term)
Literary usage of Lornness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1871)
"beholder with such splendor shining through such for- lornness! We afterwards went into the sculpture-gallery, where I looked at the Faun of Praxiteles, ..."
2. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"... to my husband that it was comforting to think that how the poor boy would be benefited by John's own money, and protected from John's own for- lornness. ..."
3. The Negro Question by George Washington Cable (1898)
"But the very for- lornness of these absurd projects, built, themselves, on open confessions that the past is a failure and that something different must be ..."
4. The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt, Thornton Leigh Hunt (1860)
"... at the risk of loss to repute, and a sure amount of pain and vexation, that man, if the groan reached him in its for- lornness, would be Thomas Carlyle. ..."