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Alas, I was late.

Alas, he died young.

Alas! We are ruined.

Alas, she died young.

Alas, I was inattentive.

Alas! You do not know me, Sir.

Alas! this fear was realized.

Alas, I am dying beyond my means.

Alas, what ill luck has befallen me!

Alas, I've no time today. If I did, I'd go to the movies with you.

Many of our pioneers are still alive... but, alas, many of them aren't alive any more.

Alas, time stays, we go.
(Henry Austin Dobson)

Alas, I think I am becoming a god.

Fortune and glass break soon, alas!
(Dutch proverb)

Fortune and glass break soon, alas.
(Dutch proverb)

Confession, alas, is the new handshake.
(Richard Rosen)

Alas for those that get the worst of it!
(Latin proverb)

Alas for those that get the worst of it.
(Latin proverb)

Alas, I am a woman friendless, hopeless!
(William Shakespeare)

Alas! I suffer from self-inflicted wounds!
(Latin proverb)

Alas. I suffer from self-inflicted wounds.
(Latin proverb)

Alas for the son whose father went to heaven.
(Portuguese proverb)

Alas! father, another daughter is born to you.
(Spanish proverb)

Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.
(Miguel De Cervantes)

Alas, I emerge from one disaster to fall into a worse.
(Pierre Corneille)

The flesh, alas, is sad, and I have read all the books.
(Stephane Mallarme)

Mathematics has given economics rigor, but alas, also mortis.
(Robert Heilbroner)

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
(Albert Camus)

Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.

Drink makes you forget your sorrow; but only, alas, until tomorrow.
(German proverb)

I see the better course and approve of it; I follow, alas. the worse.
(Latin proverb)

The Oxford manner is, alas, indefinable; I was going to say indefensible.
(Robert Baldwin Ross)

The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.
(Jean Rostand)

Alas! how much smaller a thing it is to be with others, than to remember thee!
(Latin proverb)

Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
(Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Alas. how much smaller a thing it is to be with others, than to remember thee.
(Latin proverb)

I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
(Sydney Smith)

In a free world there is, alas, more common crime than in a dictatorial system.
(Barbara Amiel)

Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.
(Sidney Hook)

Eventually, alas, I realized the main purpose of buying cocaine is to run out of it.
(George Carlin in Brain Droppings)

The unfit die -- the fit both live and thrive. Alas, who say so They who do survive.
(Sarah N. Cleghorn)

Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver.

Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
(Vincent Van Gogh)

Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!
(Henry David Thoreau)

Alas, it was true.
(The Independent - Football, )

Alas, that's not enough.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Magnetism alas is not one of them.
(Science Daily - News, )

Hodgson, alas, is still waiting for his.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Alas, these questions have different answers.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

McCallum, alas, refused to divulge what was said.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Alas, subtitles do not always signal sophistication.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Also: Alas, Emma Watson is NOT dating a full-blood prince.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

To paraphrase Shakespeare: Alas poor NATO. We knew it well.
(UPI - News, )

Alas, our Hotel Inspector was a little less than impressed.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Alas, when cheeks are this big, there is only room for so many.
(NBC Today, )

The stretch calls the Dodgers. Alas, so does the disabled list.
(Steve Dilbeck in Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

The week’s two biggest games with global appeal are, alas, on the same day.
(The New York Times - Soccer, )

Alas fact gets in the way of fiction and we're left with a muddle of none of them.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Alas, unless you have Sky, Mad Men isn't free, but it remains one of the best things.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The major stock indexes struggled to rebound from Thursday's steep declines, but alas.
(USA Today - Money, )

Alas, even those of us with a green thumb can often be challenged in our home gardens.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Sometimes a firmware update can be the answer to a tricky problem — but alas, not always.
(ZDNet UK, )

Alas, it seems that an old way of beating fingerprint scanners works on the new iPhones too.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

It's only for iPhone 5 and 5S users, alas, but it's also the easiest way to bring along earbuds.
(CNET News, )

Alas, if you're looking to get one of the coveted Fallout 4: Pip-Boy Editions, you're out of luck.
(Forbes - Business, )

Vince Vaughn, alas, simply doesn’t have the lightness of touch to give this film the charm it badly needs.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

In the prison cafeteria there was, alas, no obvious spot for the former CIA head of Pakistan counterterrorism.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Alas, their Welsh neighbours won't be joining them, having suffered a knockout blow on Wednesday, losing -0 to Ukraine.
(The Independent - Football, )

Alas, her haircut does not hint at winter coming nor any other "Game of Thrones" spoilers like Kit Harington's once did.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Kate Upton shared a topless selfie from her photoshoot with fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott on Monday.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

The past winter was difficult for we journalists because, alas, it offered very little by way of seasonal differentiation.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Most, if not all, women have parts of their bodies on which they focus their attention - sometimes positive, usually (alas) not.
(Lisa Jewell in The Telegraph - Culture, )

Writer and comic actor Mel Smith, known for Alas Smith and Jones and Not the Nine O'Clock News, dies aged 60, his agent confirms.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

What this means is that people using those open source components relied on the FoundationDB core which now, alas, is no longer available.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Alas, the dream of many Ontarians to walk into their local corner store and pick up a six pack of frosty beverages will remain just a dream.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Business, )

Writer and comic actor Mel Smith, known for his work on Alas Smith and Jones and Not the Nine O'Clock News, dies aged 60, his agent confirms.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The Minnesota Wild were denied at the net by Semyon Varlamov time after time, a 44-shot barrage in regulation that resulted in, alas, zero goals.
(The New York Times - Hockey, )

Mert Alas300,000 Instagram followers got more than they bargained for when the photographer shared an unpublished image of Kate Moss…naked.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Even from her earliest teenage recordings, such as her 2008 debut, "Alas, I Cannot Swim," her songs had the stuff of myths — suicide, revenge, impossible love.
(August Brown in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Fresh off the revelation that Google image searches for “CEO” only turn up pictures of white men, there’s new evidence that algorithmic bias is, alas, at it again.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

A bridge by any other name would transport passengers between Montreal and the South Shore just as easily — but alas, after much ado, the Champlain Bridge will remain the Champlain Bridge.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

Alas, while the state education spending in Sarah Palin’s home state of Alaska is the third highest in the land, Alaska ranked 49th in the rate of high school graduation and a dismal 34th in 8th grade reading.
(Forbes - Education, )

It would have been the climax of an incredible Cinderella story if Electronic Arts could have pulled it off for a third year running, but alas it was not to be: the Consumerist's "Worst Company in America" contest saw the two-time champion fall at the first hurdle.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Italian architecture and interior design is as famous for its style as it is for its price tag, but alas, for Italy’s homeowners who require the services of an architect or property designer, it is a profession that has literally priced itself out of its own market.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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