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  • Morris looked at her with an air of mock melancholy.
  • Morris extended his empty hands with a melancholy smile.
  • Mrs. Penniman got up, with a melancholy sigh, as if she thought him very unimaginative.
  • If he did, the place was well chosen; this hard, melancholy dell, abandoned by the summer light, made her feel her loneliness.
  • They lingered a moment at the foot of Dr. Sloper’s white marble steps, above which a spotless white door, adorned with a glittering silver plate, seemed to figure, for Morris, the closed portal of happiness; and then Mrs. Penniman’s companion rested a melancholy eye upon a lighted window in the upper part of the house.
  • I see your side perfectly, but I also"— and she smiled with melancholy suggestiveness—"I also see the situation as a whole!"

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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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