They stood alone, under the balcony, disconsolately facing the vastness of the floor, while beyond them flashed the current of dancers, beautiful, formidable, desirable.
As they drove upon a wharf littered with hides and boxes and disconsolate steerage passengers, he peered out of their crammed taxicab and announced that the bow of the St. Buryan—all they could see of it—reminded him of the Spanish steamer he had taken to the Cape Verde Isles.
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And each time, when she failed to follow, he returned to the lookout knoll to sit disconsolately for a few minutes before trying again.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
No words were sold, the market place closed down, and the people grew poor and disconsolate.