low spirited

References in classic literature ?
If Willy Fraser had had as much spunk as Peter, Miss Cecily King mightn't be so low spirited," quoth Dan, significantly.
I was a bit low spirited, thinking of the misery in Kuwait, how it will all end.
This lures me into calling the Gulf summit low spirited, and considering it as deceitful as the Gulf countries' summits that were convened in the past 30 years, and are still unable, until today, to achieve anything feasible.