A week after the inauguration, his wife, Lady Bird, watched with worry as a “slough of despond” surrounded her husband.
Take away its banks and it spreads all over creation and becomes a stagnant slough of despond.
Should we fail to have news of his capture in Dauphiny, we need not, nevertheless, despond.
And in the mean time will you help me pull him out of his slough of despond?
A cemetery by the sea, a peak of glory, a slough of despond.
We are all pilgrims; and there is for each of us some slough of despond, through which we must struggle to the happy valley.
She had begun to despond of Lilian's recovery, and she infected me with her own alarm.
It is out of this slough of despond in medical education that we have climbed in the last thirty-five years.
I look upon him as the most fluent of his race; therefore let him not despond.
All the world was not limited to the Slough of despond at her feet.