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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Sitting on top of Mr Weasley’s overflowing in-tray was an old toaster that was hiccoughing in a disconsolate way and a pair of empty leather gloves that were twiddling their thumbs.
  • George yawned widely and looked out disconsolately at the cloudy night sky.
  • Everywhere Harry looked there were disconsolate and angry faces; the team themselves were slumped around the fire, all apart from Ron, who had not been seen since the end of the match.
  • Outside his Charms classroom he came to a halt, panting and thinking disconsolately that he would have to wait until later, until after the end of the feastů But just as he had given up hope, he saw it — a translucent somebody drifting across the end of the corridor.

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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.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth

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