I was crying all the time, but, except that I was conscious of being cold and dejected, I am sure I never thought why I cried.
I am terribly dejected for about a week or two.
There was a passionate dejection in his manner that quite amazed me.
At first I was startled by so abrupt a departure, and almost feared I had displeased her; but when I looked into the street, and saw how dejectedly she got into the chaise, and drove away without looking up, I understood her better and did not do her that injustice.
’Ah!’ he rejoined, shaking his head, and looking very much dejected.
I submitted; and, with a countenance as expressive as I was able to make it of dejected and despairing constancy, came out of the room.
In another moment she suppressed this emotion; and said with an aspect more triumphant than dejected: ’We must meet reverses boldly, and not suffer them to frighten us, my dear.
CHAPTER 39 WICKFIELD AND HEEP My aunt, beginning, I imagine, to be made seriously uncomfortable by my prolonged dejection, made a pretence of being anxious that I should go to Dover, to see that all was working well at the cottage, which was let; and to conclude an agreement, with the same tenant, for a longer term of occupation.
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She is dejected but trying to look cheerful.
She is feeling dejected, but I think her world will look better after a good night’s sleep.