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On this occasion, however, it failed to produce anything more than a woebegone pucker that foreshadowed something worse.
The girl of the Red Mill heard the speech of the stranger and noted her woebegone accent.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
She was so absorbed that she almost fell over the woebegone little figure on the step.
He stood before me the most woebegone, heartbroken man I ever saw.
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
Although invariably English, they grow pale and woebegone just as easily in London as in Paris.
They were a striking sight, numbering fourteen, in the most ragged and woebegone condition imaginable.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
And I am not mad, only woebegone and fearful, for the night cometh, and I shudder at its silence and mystery.
Near the couple, in a shadow, sat a woebegone looking man who had been holding a book so close to his eyes as to conceal his face.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
Mother,” she said with a woebegone face, “why do the rightest things always be the hardest ones?
With woebegone face she reported to Nathalie, who was serving as her assistant on the Grub committee, that there was no milk.

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