’As wet as ever,’ said Alice in a melancholy tone: ’it doesn’t seem to dry me at all.’
’I wish I hadn’t mentioned Dinah!’ she said to herself in a melancholy tone.
Alice looked at the jury-box, and saw that, in her haste, she had put the Lizard in head downwards, and the poor little thing was waving its tail about in a melancholy way, being quite unable to move.
’Well, if I must, I must,’ the King said, with a melancholy air, and, after folding his arms and frowning at the cook till his eyes were nearly out of sight, he said in a deep voice, ’What are tarts made of?’
Alice panted as she ran; but the Gryphon only answered ’Come on!’ and ran the faster, while more and more faintly came, carried on the breeze that followed them, the melancholy words:— ’Soo—oop of the e—e—evening, Beautiful, beautiful Soup!’
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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,