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  • Business is in the doldrums, but we think it will pick up in the Spring.
  • A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.   (source)
  • The team's doldrums were not over; they lost their fifth consecutive game.
  • The day the Mariposa entered the doldrums, Martin was more miserable than ever.   (source)
  • This is as dull as the doldrums.   (source)
  • He remembered the day when he and Phil, slowly dying on the raft, had slid into the doldrums.†   (source)
  • He was sinking farther into the doldrums with every second.†   (source)
  • In a kw moments they were out of the Doldrums and back on the main highway.†   (source)
  • The sound of it filled Mark up and washed away the doldrums.†   (source)
  • People who don't pay attention often get stuck in the Doldrums.†   (source)
  • The Doldrums, my young friend, are where nothing ever happens and nothing ever changes.†   (source)
  • No one's allowed to think in the Doldrums.†   (source)
  • Why are you in the Doldrums anyway—don't you have anywhere to go?†   (source)
  • Joyful and grateful in the midst of slow dying, the two men bathed in that day until sunset brought it, and their time in the doldrums, to an end.†   (source)
  • Milo was so relieved at having escaped the Doldrums that he assured the dog that he bore him no ill will and, in fact, was very grateful for the assistance.†   (source)
  • It's local ordinance 574381-W" Opening the book again, Milo found Ordinance 574381-W "In the Doldrums, laughter is frowned upon and smiling is permitted only on alternate Thursdays.†   (source)
  • It's local ordinance 17.5:3894" Milo quickly pulled the rule book from his pocket, opened to the page, and read, "Ordinance 1753894 It shall be unlawful, illegal, and unethical to think, think of thinking, surmise, presume, reason, meditate, or speculate while in the Doldrums.†   (source)
  • You've been pampered with thrills, and if you don't get a first-class kick every day, you sulk and fret about in the doldrums.†   (source)
  • I understood quite a good deal of First Principles, but his Biology took the wind out of my sails, and his Psychology left me butting around in the doldrums for many a day.†   (source)
  • But now, unless he were so fortunate as to be nominated and subsequently elected to this county judgeship, defeat and political doldrums loomed ahead.†   (source)
  • This is as dull as the doldrums.†   (source)
  • It was as if "all this" could come to no good end, as if the end was surely a catastrophe, a rebellion of patient nature, a thunderstorm and a great cleansing wind that would break the spell cast over the world, wrench life from its "dead standstill," and overturn the "doldrums" in a terrible Last Judgment.†   (source)
  • However, as a matter of fact though, the preposterous surmise about him being in some description of a doldrums or other or mesmerised which was entirely due to a misconception of the shallowest character, was not the case at all.†   (source)
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