Otherwise it was all so cold, so drear, so dead, so unaffecting.
The land lay in a wan apathy of suffering, dumb, hopeless, drear.
Between was the plain, and the plain was a place of drear sound—oh, of drear sound!
Only we shall all be back at Westminster again in drear November.
Must her life be drear and wintry, except as she rambles into the pleasaunce of others?