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  • After his sudden fit of laughter Raskolnikov became suddenly thoughtful and melancholy.
  • "I am sure it’s quite half through your lodging you have become so melancholy."
  • You are both melancholy, both morose and hot-tempered, both haughty and both generous….
  • He reached the window on the first floor; the moon shone through the panes with a melancholy and mysterious light; then he reached the second floor.
  • Prompting you and giving you every means for your defence; illness, I said, delirium, injury, melancholy and the police officers and all the rest of it?
  • Yet apart from his eccentric condition, many people would have thought it justified if they had seen Avdotya Romanovna, especially at that moment when she was walking to and fro with folded arms, pensive and melancholy.
  • Pulcheria Alexandrovna was delighted to give her blessing to Dounia’s marriage with Razumihin; but after the marriage she became even more melancholy and anxious.
  • Finally, the confession, at the very moment when the case was hopelessly muddled by the false evidence given by Nikolay through melancholy and fanaticism, and when, moreover, there were no proofs against the real criminal, no suspicions even (Porfiry Petrovitch fully kept his word)—all this did much to soften the sentence.

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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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