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Cyrano de Bergerac
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melancholy
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • ROXANE: What, melancholy—you?
  • At that word the very fiercest Spaniard of them all would gravely shut the carriage-door, and, with a gesture that a king might envy, make signal to his men to lower the muskets leveled at me;—then, with melancholy but withal very graceful dignity—his beaver held to the wind that the plumes might flutter bravely, he would bow low, saying to me, ’Pass on, Senorita!’
  • Cyrano listens to the lutes, one of which plays a merry, the other a melancholy, tune): Why, they play sad—then gay—then sad!

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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,

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