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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • He had short, bandy legs, long straggly ginger hair and bloodshot, baggy eyes that gave him the doleful look of a basset hound.
  • Hedwig and Pigwidgeon hooted dolefully.
  • He had expected Hedwig to hold out her leg so that he could remove the letter and then fly off to the Owlery but the moment the window was open wide enough she hopped inside, hooting dolefully.
  • They are young,’ said a slow, doleful voice from behind Harry.

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  • It was another year of a doleful Detroit economy.
  • Her doleful story of ruin did not sound so sad to those who had never had anything.

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