They are simply the Romish army for the earthly sovereignty of the world in the future, with the Pontiff of Rome for Emperor …. that’s their ideal, but there’s no sort of mystery or lofty melancholy about it….
"From the fields and from the vineyards Came no fruits to deck the feasts, Only flesh of bloodstained victims Smoldered on the altar-fires, And where’er the grieving goddess Turns her melancholy gaze, Sunk in vilest degradation Man his loathsomeness displays."
The frantic outcries of bigots could not shake him, but his heart was suddenly filled with melancholy for some special reason and he felt that.
Although Mitya was excited and expansive, yet he was melancholy, too.
Those Jesuit confessionals are really my most delightful diversion at melancholy moments.
Think of that unhappy, vicious, unbridled old man, who has met with such a melancholy end, the head of a family!
And in a fit of melancholy arising from his disease and this catastrophe he hanged himself yesterday.
He listened gloomily, with a melancholy and exhausted air, as though he would say: "Oh, say what you like.
There are no more uses of "melancholy" in the book.
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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,