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The Mill on the Floss
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  • He paused, looking at the money with bitter despondency.
  • But perhaps he may be going out of town—to a distance," she added, with a new sense of despondency at this idea.

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  • When her mother died, she was so despondent it was hard for her to get out of bed.
  • She was despondent about her failure.

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