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The Josh Allen Experience got a little less wild — a lot betterWhile the Bills dominated, their fans rejoiced with a tinge of melancholy.
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
At the same time he is appreciative and very amusing, and one has no chance to indulge in melancholy with him.
Quaint old Burton in his "Anatomy of Melancholy," recognizes the virtues of the plant while he anathematizes its abuse.
There is among women always a melancholy satisfaction in seeing the very last of the beloved object.
There is nothing like it among us at the present day except within the melancholy precincts of the penitentiary.
On rainy or melancholy days Edna went out and sought the society of the friends she had made at Grand Isle.
I imagined myself both melancholy and bitter and grew unhealthily romantic.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Tom and Blanche had fallen into teasing tricks, a sort of melancholy play to relieve the tedium.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Her face, too, was inexpressibly virginal in its expression of innocence and of melancholy suffering.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS

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