The mawkishness of the sentiment was only surpassed by the feebleness of the style.
In this expectancy of death there is no mawkishness, no pose.
There is nothing in it of the mawkishness of Kelly nor of the pompous affectation of Cumberland.
She was told that it bored him to play the lover; that his misconduct was her fault; and then she was accused of mawkishness!
In such ...