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The Winter's Tale
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  • I love a ballad but even too well, if it be doleful matter merrily set down, or a very pleasant thing indeed and sung lamentably.
  • Here’s one to a very doleful tune.

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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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