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If he were crestfallen he did not show it, and in that respect the worthy smith and Mrs. Cecil both were disappointed.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He returned home wounded and crestfallen to his disappointed wife.
"I mean special ones," she answered gayly, as she went off with him to take her place, leaving Ikey rather crestfallen.
The recall was granted, and after ten months of confinement the crestfallen Governor was sent to England for trial.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
Bumper felt so crestfallen at this rebuke that he remained perfectly quiet during the rest of the walk.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
"I couldn't help it," returned the other, rather crestfallen.
"I—I reckon I made a mistake," said the swindler, much crestfallen.
FROM FARM TO FORTUNEHORATIO ALGER JR.
The sound of her cheery voice aroused him, and he started, guilty and crestfallen.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
Exactly how crestfallen the pair was it would be impossible to describe.
QUEENSLAND COUSINSELEANOR LUISA HAVERFIELD
One by one the crestfallen unsuccessful ones went to their seats, and, to the amazement of all, Marjorie remained standing.

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