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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WISTFULNESS

There was a new atmosphere of wistfulness about the girl that made his heart ache.

There was a wistfulness about Tillie's mouth that set him wondering.

There had been a wistfulness, so rarely in Martin's voice, that Rose had detected it instantly.

A new wistfulness was in her face, but it was not the wistfulness of hunger.

Vere smiled as she listened, but there was a wistfulness in her heart.

The wistfulness left her eyes, and she smiled mischievously.

He shook his head, and his face grew overcast and softened by wistfulness.

Then he added, with a sort of wistfulness: "But Indian would leave pale-face——"

She turned from his gaze, but not before he had seen the wistfulness his speech had evoked.

When she looked again, his face had lost that smile for a kind of wistfulness.

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