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used in Fahrenheit 451

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a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • Don't give them any slippery stuff like philosophy or sociology to tie things up with. That way lies melancholy.
    p. 58.6
melancholy = sadness
  • And the men with the cigarettes in their straight-lined mouths, the men with the eyes of puff-adders, took up their load of machine and tube, their case of liquid melancholy and the slow dark sludge of nameless stuff, and strolled out the door.
    p. 13.8
  • melancholy = sadness
  • The zipper displaces the button and a man lacks just that much time to think while dressing at dawn, a philosophical hour, and thus a melancholy hour....
    p. 53.5
  • melancholy = thoughtfully sad
  • Don't let the torrent of melancholy and drear philosophy drown our world.
    p. 59.2
  • melancholy = sad thoughts
  •   But now I only hear
      Its melancholy, long, withdrawing roar,
    p. 96.7
melancholy = sad
There are no more uses of "melancholy" in Fahrenheit 451.

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