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cried a voice, whose mournful accents, reaching the four friends, seemed to proceed from some phantom of the ocean.
The song of triumph vibrated in the night, and the stanzas rolled out mournful and fiery like the thoughts of a hermit.
The dog immediately began to grind most mournful music.
There was something mournful, solemn, and terrible in the count's manner.
I, who was looking on, an eager and curious spectator, -- I, who was watching the working of this mournful tragedy, -- I, who like a wicked angel was laughing at the evil men committed protected by secrecy (a secret is easily kept by the rich and powerful), I am in my turn bitten by the serpent whose tortuous course I was watching, and bitten to the heart
Each visitor performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about; Anna Pavlovna observed these greetings with mournful and solemn interest and silent approval.
He made them sing mournful ditties and say funny things about geography and Ireland.
But Deirdre looked behind her as the shore faded from sight and sang a mournful song: -
This land, of present mournful interest, had fallen back, owing to the negligence or abandonment of its owners, into the wild character of primitive nature.
And now hath he struck up an awful, melancholy air; alas, he tooted as a mournful horn to mine ear!
Each chapter is poignant, with moments that are eerie, playful, haunting, and mournful.
The mournful gloom did nothing to squash thee high spirits