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doleful
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • ’It was my little daughter,’ said Parsons with a sort of doleful pride.

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  • It was another year of a doleful Detroit economy.
  • Her doleful story of ruin did not sound so sad to those who had never had anything.

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