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Anne Of Green Gables
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • That was a dismal morning.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That dinner was a very dismal meal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There, there, child, don't look so dismal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With a dismal sigh she went for the scissors.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But I forgot the flour and the cake was a dismal failure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She looked dismally about her narrow little room, with its dull-papered, pictureless walls, its small iron bedstead and empty book-case; and a horrible choke came into her throat as she thought of her own white room at Green Gables, where she would have the pleasant consciousness of a great green still outdoors, of sweet peas growing in the garden, and moonlight falling on the orchard, of the brook below the slope and the spruce boughs tossing in the night wind beyond it, of a vastů  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It does seem as if it was the end of everything, doesn't it?" she said dismally.  (not reviewed by editor)

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