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Wander with me through one mood of the myriad moods of sadness into which one is plunged by John Barleycorn.
My sadness is so great, Nearly all are jealous of me; Many calumnies attack me, And scorning spares me not.
The proverbial Englishman, we know from old chronicler Froissart, takes his pleasures sadly, and the Englishwoman goes a step further and takes her pleasures in sadness itself.
For a month his mother had been very ill and that had something to do with his sadness, but not much.
sire, if I be indeed so, and if my eyes are indeed full of tears, I am sorrowful only at the sadness which seems to oppress your majesty."
Rather did it permeate him with a delicious sadness, and lift him away and out of the Ariel
"No," Wolf Larsen answered, with an indescribable air of sadness. "And he is all the happier for leaving life alone.
I understood but too well the change in her manner, to greater kindness and quicker readiness in interpreting all my wishes, before others--to constraint and sadness, and nervous anxiety to absorb herself in the first occupation she could seize on, whenever we happened to be left together alone.
The middle one of the three windows was half-way open; and sitting close beside it, taking the air with an infinite sadness of mien, like some disconsolate prisoner, Utterson saw Dr.
On Hetty's blooming health it would take a great deal of such mental suffering as hers to leave any deep impress; and when she was dressed as neatly as usual in her working-dress, with her hair tucked up under her little cap, an indifferent observer would have been more struck with the young roundness of her cheek and neck and the darkness of her eyes and eyelashes than with any signs of sadness about her.
As for the passions, and studies of the mind; avoid envy, anxious fears; anger fretting inwards; subtle and knotty inquisitions; joys and exhilarations in excess; sadness not communicated.
But the other rooms looked in keeping, though they conveyed the peculiar sadness of a rural interior.