gloomy


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Even I, depressed in mind, and my spirits continually agitated by gloomy feelings, even I was pleased.
Your step-mother is not sending you to her granny, but to a wicked witch who lives in that great gloomy wood.
The situation of the unfortunate travellers was now gloomy in the extreme.
she suddenly changed the subject--"you say I take too gloomy a view of things.
And now the sun went quite down; the gloomy night came; the owl flew into a bush; and a moment after the old fairy came forth pale and meagre, with staring eyes, and a nose and chin that almost met one another.
At this thought Cornelius fell into a gloomy despair, from which he was only aroused by an extraordinary circumstance.
Thus spake Zarathustra and left his cave, glowing and strong, like a morning sun coming out of gloomy mountains.
These two causes were enough to give it a gloomy aspect.
The bed and chamber were so funereal and gloomy, you might have fancied, not only that Lady Crawley died in the room, but that her ghost inhabited it.
Thus, with the exception of the fragile memory which the author of this book here consecrates to it, there remains to-day nothing whatever of the mysterious word engraved within the gloomy tower of Notre-Dame,--nothing of the destiny which it so sadly summed up.
Certain it is that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather-stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle-browed and gloomy front.
MY DEAR MISS GARTH -- Forget the letter I wrote to you yesterday, and all the gloomy forebodings that it contains.