- New lovers are wretched company.
- They live in a wretched little house.
- He lived a wretched life when young.
- The family lived a wretched life during the war.
- You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.
- Because thou sayest — I am rich, and have grown rich, and have need of nothing, and hast not known that thou art the wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.