- "I wonder," said Keating wistfully, "what he’ll say about me, when the times comes."
- Mr. Mundy’s voice and hair were gray as steel, but his eyes were blue, gentle and wistful.
- She had not noticed the wistful attention with which he had watched her for a long time.
- Mr. Sanborn looked at it wistfully, too tired to admit that he loved it, that he had always wanted a house just like it.
- "If I were rich," said Keating wistfully, "I’d make it my hobby: to arrange an exhibition for a new artist, to finance the concert of a new pianist, to have a house built by a new architect…."
- "We could make a swell spread for the Sunday scandal sheet out of your art gallery," said Alvah Scarret wistfully.
- On warm evenings children from the slums nearby would sneak into the park of the Stoddard Home and gaze wistfully at the playrooms, the gymnasium, the kitchen beyond the big windows.
- He looked proud and wistful; he seemed bewildered.
- Keating thought, with wistful bitterness, of how conscientiously they had worked, he and the seven other architects, designing those buildings.
- Jessica Pratt spoke wistfully.
- It was a girl’s voice, a daughter’s voice, with a tired, trusting, wistful gaiety.
There are no more uses of "wistful" in the book.
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- Sitting in her wheelchair, she looked wistfully at the dancers.
- I could see them smiling wistfully at us.
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Nicholas Sparks -- A Walk to Remember