伤心惨目 [shāng xīn cǎn mù]1. (The sight of ...) nearly broke one's heart; be grieved at seeing sth.; pitiful sight; too ghastly to look at; too horrible to look at; The sight was too much for sb. to bear.
Alas! and who, then, was fleeing in that manner?
They seemed rooted in that fatal soil on both sides.
There, where that lamentable disaster had uttered its death-rattle, all was silence now.