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melancholy
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • I, Alexandre Manette, unfortunate physician, native of Beauvais, and afterwards resident in Paris, write this melancholy paper in my doleful cell in the Bastille, during the last month of the year, 1767.
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (0% in)
  • As there was no business objection to this, and as he foresaw that even if it were all well with Charles, and he were to be released, he could not hope to leave the city, Mr. Lorry went out in quest of such a lodging, and found a suitable one, high up in a removed by-street where the closed blinds in all the other windows of a high melancholy square of buildings marked deserted homes.
    3.3 — The Shadow (15% in)

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