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All Quiet on the Western Front
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melancholy
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • We know only that in some strange and melancholy way we have become a waste land.
  • Their stillness is the reason why these memories of former times do not awaken desire so much as sorrow—a vast, inapprehensible melancholy.
  • But as it is I perceive behind them only the suffering of the creature, the awful melancholy of life and the pitilessness of men.
  • We grow melancholy.
  • But perhaps all this that I think is mere melancholy and dismay, which will fly away as the dust, when I stand once again beneath the poplars and listen to the rustling of their leaves.

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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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