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melancholy
used in All's Well That Ends Well

4 uses
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Definition
a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • By my troth, I take my young lord to be a very melancholy man.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (4% in)
  • He would always say,— Methinks I hear him now; his plausive words He scatter'd not in ears, but grafted them To grow there, and to bear,—'Let me not live,'— This his good melancholy oft began, On the catastrophe and heel of pastime, When it was out,—'Let me not live' quoth he, 'After my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff Of younger spirits, whose apprehensive senses All but new things disdain; whose judgments are Mere fathers of their garments; whose constancies Expire before their...
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Paris. A room in the King's palace (73% in)
  • I know a man that had this trick of melancholy sold a goodly manor for a song.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (8% in)
  • Why is he melancholy?
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — Without the walls of Florence (85% in)

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