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Gloominess

Cimmerians
dwellers in the land beyond Ocean, where the sun never shone. [Gk. Myth.: Odyssey XI:14]
Nilfheim
region of everlasting night and endless cold. [Scand. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 642]
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The sounding cataract Haunted him like a passion: the tall rock, The mountain, and the deep and gloomy wood, Their colours and their forms, were then to him An appetite; a feeling, and a love, That had no need of a remoter charm, By thought supplied, or any interest Unborrow'd from the eye.
And she gave her grandchildren a bottle of milk and a piece of ham and a loaf of bread, and they set out for the great gloomy wood.
Levin's coachman, in his by no means new coat and shabby hat, with his ill-matched horses and his coach with the patched mud-guards, drove with gloomy determination into the covered gravel approach.
This house was gloomy because it was remorseful: it was remorseful because it concealed a crime.
The truth is that I am unwell--so much so, that I look at everything from the gloomy point of view.
The ship, brought-to and bowing to enormous flashing seas, glistened wet from deck to trucks; her one set sail stood out a coal-black shape upon the gloomy blueness of the air.
let it never Be foolishly said That my room it is gloomy And narrow my bed; For man never slept In a different bed -- And, to sleep, you must slumber In just such a bed.
Well it wasn't a bird--at least not a regular bird," said Ned in a low voice, as once more he looked at the dark and gloomy jungle that stretched back from the river and behind the little clearing where the camp had been made.
Not at all unwilling to leave so gloomy a scene, Ned, after a brief glance up and down the dark river, followed his chum.
Eat Your Heart Out with Nick Helm is a bit like Sky's The Trip, but with one slightly lonely, gloomy guy instead of two.
The Islamic world of the Middle East is sinking into the gloomy and forgotten past that typified the Bronze Age.
CONSUMER confidence remains gloomy in a reflection of persistent doubts about the economy, according to a report.