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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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melancholy
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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  • Alice replied in a very melancholy voice.
  • ’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,

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