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War and Peace
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  • "An order to who?" asked the colonel morosely.
  • He is in a very bad humor, very morose.
  • A morose soldier marching on the left turned his eyes on Bagration as he shouted, with an expression that seemed to say: "We know that ourselves!"
  • Pierre, who had come downstairs, walked through the rooms and struck everyone by his preoccupied, absent-minded, and morose air.
  • When he came in to tea, silent, morose, and with tear-stained face, everybody pretended not to notice anything.
  • "Go away…." exclaimed Napoleon suddenly and morosely, and turned aside.
  • His face suddenly took on a morose expression.
  • All alike were taciturn and morose.
  • "No, gentlemen, you have had your sleep, but I have not slept for two nights," replied the doctor, and he sat down morosely beside his wife, waiting for the game to end.
  • Involuntarily feeling this at dinner on the first day, he was taciturn, and the old prince noticing this also became morosely dumb and retired to his apartments directly after dinner.
  • Lazarev glanced morosely at the little man with white hands who was doing something to him and, still standing motionless presenting arms, looked again straight into Alexander’s eyes, as if asking whether he should stand there, or go away, or do something else.
  • The husband, however, did not seem to share that conviction and tried to behave morosely with Rostov.
  • Those about him had never seen the count so morose and irritable.
  • The count ordered his carriage that he might drive to Sokolniki, and sat in his study with folded hands, morose, sallow, and taciturn.
  • His brown morose face with frowning brows was clearly visible by the glow of the charcoal.
  • And the escort, as if afraid, in the grievous condition they themselves were in, of giving way to the pity they felt for the prisoners and so rendering their own plight still worse, treated them with particular moroseness and severity.
  • Besides his height and stoutness, and the strange morose look of suffering in his face and whole figure, the Russians stared at Pierre because they could not make out to what class he could belong.
  • When they had descended to the bridge Petya and Dolokhov rode past the sentinel, who without saying a word paced morosely up and down it, then they descended into the hollow where the Cossacks awaited them.
  • So in the same way Moscow was empty when Napoleon, weary, uneasy, and morose, paced up and down in front of the Kammer-Kollezski rampart, awaiting what to his mind was a necessary, if but formal, observance of the proprieties—a deputation.

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  • She drank alone in the corner, looking morose.
  • She gets morose when she thinks about her failed marriage.

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