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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • "Yes," answered Hallward, gravely, and with deep-toned sorrow in his voice—"to see your soul."
  • "Still, the East End is a very important problem," remarked Sir Thomas, with a grave shake of the head.
  • "He is all my art to me now," said the painter, gravely.
  • "Then commit them over again," he said, gravely.
  • "I should have said that whatever they ask for they had first given to us," murmured the lad, gravely.
  • "It is quite true, Dorian," said Lord Henry, gravely.
  • "I am so glad I have found you, Dorian," he said, gravely.
  • He read of the swallows that fly in and out of the little cafe at Smyrna where the Hadjis sit counting their amber beads and the turbaned merchants smoke their long tasselled pipes and talk gravely to each other; he read of the Obelisk in the Place de la Concorde that weeps tears of granite in its lonely sunless exile, and longs to be back by the hot lotus-covered Nile, where there are Sphinxes, and rose-red ibises, and white vultures with gilded claws, and crocodiles, with small berylů

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  • Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.
  • It was the day of the funeral and she was in a grave mood.

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