In hallway and front parlor she was conscious of dinginess and lugubriousness and airlessness, but she insisted, "I’ll make it all jolly."
A lugubrious bay-window to the right of the porch.
Carol kissed her cheek, and frisked into the lugubrious sitting-room.
It was only from duty that Carol dragged him and herself out of the warm hotel, into a stinking trolley, up the brownstone steps of the converted residence which lugubriously housed the dramatic school.
She alternately detested herself for not appreciating the kindly women, and detested them for their advice: lugubrious hints as to how much she would suffer in labor, details of baby-hygiene based on long experience and total misunderstanding, superstitious cautions about the things she must eat and read and look at in prenatal care for the baby’s soul, and always a pest of simpering baby-talk.
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