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  • a bittersweet lachrymose story about...
  • Each morning, as my students filed into the class, flipping me a dutiful, lachrymose good-morning, I would turn on the radio to catch the latest news.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The sun was beginning to set over the inky depths of Lake Lachrymose, and a cold evening wind was beginning to blow.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • I suppose Catherine fulfilled her project, for the next sentence took up another subject: she waxed lachrymose.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights

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  • Doc Daneeka demanded, lifting his delicate immaculate dark head up from his chest to gaze at Yossarian irascibly for a moment with lachrymose eyes.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • CHAPTER X Over the waffles next morning, Pittypat was lachrymose, Melanie was silent and Scarlett defiant.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • "God bless you," the beggar chanted in a lachrymose voice.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • The best fun was with Madame Joubert: Miss Wilson was a poor sickly thing, lachrymose and low-spirited, not worth the trouble of vanquishing, in short; and Mrs. Grey was coarse and insensible; no blow took effect on her.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • It is true that the Limeans were given to interpolating trivial songs into the most exquisite comedies and some lachrymose effects into the austerest music; but at least they never submitted to the boredom of a misplaced veneration.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • "Goodness, man, don’t be so lachrymose."
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers

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  • Of Don Galaor, the brother of Amadis of Gaul, it was whispered that he was over quarrelsome, and of his brother that he was lachrymose.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • He commenced by being abjectly lachrymose.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • He was by turns devout and obscene, merry and lachrymose.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • I was Byron, and the tree was Byron’s tree, lachrymose, down-showering, lamenting.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • Newman inquired with interest about Mademoiselle Noemie; and M. Nioche, at first, for answer, simply looked at him in lachrymose silence.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • You might have thought that Leonora would be just calmly loathing and he lachrymosely contrite.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • Lake Lachrymose felt like a friend to me.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • From floor to ceiling, the wall was a window, just one enormous curved pane of glass, and beyond the glass was a spectacular view of Lake Lachrymose.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The Lachrymose Leeches are usually quite harmless, preying only on small fish.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • Perhaps if you lived somewhere far from Lake Lachrymose, you might feel better.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • It was all chewed away by the Lachrymose Leeches.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • As they walked up the hill in silence, the children looked down at Lake Lachrymose and felt the chill of doom fall over their hearts.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • Sunny said glumly, which probably meant something like "Maybe he wants to put the Lachrymose Leeches in our beds."
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The orphans couldn’t help wondering how a woman who was so afraid of Lake Lachrymose could live in a house that felt like it was about to fall into its depths.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • And out beyond the dock was the inky blob of Lake Lachrymose, huge and dark as if a monster were standing over the three orphans, casting a giant shadow below them.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • After all, the three children had just disembarked from the Fickle Ferry, which had driven them across Lake Lachrymose to live with their Aunt Josephine, and in most cases such a situation would lead to thrillingly good times.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • M. Nioche drained his pungent glass at a long draught, and looked out from eyes more lachrymose in consequence.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • I am not on top of the hill, overlooking Lake Lachrymose, on that gloomy morning.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The lump was the bag of peppermints that Mr. Poe had given the Baudelaires the day they had arrived at Lake Lachrymose, and it had given her an idea.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • Outside, the wind was blowing harder, and it had started to drizzle as Hurricane Herman got closer and closer to Lake Lachrymose.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • We need her books on Lake Lachrymose.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • We have to find her books on Lake Lachrymose and find out where Curdled Cave is.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "The Tides of Lake Lachrymose," Violet said, reading the title of the top book.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "The Bottom of Lake Lachrymose," Klaus said, reading the next one.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "Lachrymose Trout," Violet read.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "Ivan Lachrymose—Lake Explorer," Violet read.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "A Lachrymose Atlas," Violet said.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • But I still cannot imagine what it was like to watch Aunt Josephine’s house topple into Lake Lachrymose.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • By the time the creature reached the spiky metal gate, the orphans were already on the stormy waters of Lake Lachrymose.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • Klaus grabbed A Lachrymose Atlas, not wanting to think what would be happening if they were still leafing through the book and had not looked up at the window.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The storm was rising, and the children could tell that the wind and the rain wanted nothing more than to grab them and throw them into the raging waters of Lake Lachrymose.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • But I would not be lachrymose: I dashed off the salt drops, and busied myself with preparing breakfast.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The three siblings struggled into their life vests as the stormy waves of Lake Lachrymose took them farther and farther away from the shore.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "Lake Lachrymose is actually very pretty," Klaus said thoughtfully.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • "We’re about to enter the territory of the Lachrymose Leeches," Aunt Josephine said.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • Leeches are blind, but they aren’t stupid, and the Lachrymose Leeches knew that they were not eating a banana.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The Lachrymose Leeches hit the side of the boat, widening the crack in the side and rocking the boat again.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • It had several small bite marks in it—the work of the Lachrymose Leeches.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The sad truth was that the wood was too wet from Hurricane Herman and from Lake Lachrymose to create enough friction to start a fire.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • The Lachrymose Leeches swarmed around the sinking sailboat, gnashing their tiny teeth.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
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