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To Kill a Mockingbird
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melancholy
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • It was a melancholy little drama, woven from bits and scraps of gossip and neighborhood legend: Mrs. Radley had been beautiful until she married Mr. Radley and lost all her money.
    p.52.6
  • Line for line, voices followed in simple harmony until the hymn ended in a melancholy murmur.
    p.161.8
  • If she was on the porch when we passed, we would be raked by her wrathful gaze, subjected to ruthless interrogation regarding our behavior, and given a melancholy prediction on what we would amount to when we grew up, which was always nothing.
    p.132.9

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  • Since her dog died she’s been in a melancholy mood.
  • This weather makes me melancholy. I can’t wait for spring,

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