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The plaintiveness of his surrender is both funny and mournful.
IN THE OSCAR-NOMINATED THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN, A REFUGEE STAKES HIS FUTURE ON A TATTOOSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAPRIL 9, 2021TIME
It was mournful but not quite mourning, shocking but familiar.
JAMES LEVINE WAS A POWERFUL MAESTRO, BUT AN EVEN MORE POWERFUL MYTHMICHAEL ANDOR BRODEURMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Felipe watched over her as a lover might; her great mournful eyes followed his every motion.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A red moon hung above the mournful hills, and the stars shone in their myriads.
A cold and mournful wind blew down the street, ruffling the darkened river.
They jeered and sounded mournful notes without promise, devoid even of hope.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Half an hour later the island was silent as the grave, but for the mournful voices of the wind as it sighed up from the sea.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I hear a whip-poor-will away off somewhere in the distance, and it's too mournful a sound for my mood.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Thebes was a single, enormous tomb; his past lay buried there; from the solemn, mournful, desolate hills he had escaped.
Beneath this melodrama, the circumstances are recounted at great length, and some halting verses conclude the mournful narration.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
WORDS RELATED TO MOURNFUL
- cast down
- down in the mouth
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