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  • In my Paradise Inn room in neighboring Pakistan, I have been looking out the window at a dismal-looking building that is either half constructed or half demolished, I really can't tell which.

    Stewart Nusbaumer: On My Way To Afghanistan

  • The picture in her left hand was of a pale-faced, salt and pepper haired, dismal-looking Smith — a picture of her past.

    Living with AIDS in the House of Hope

  • The stove might be dismal-looking to some eyes, not to mine, but it was indisputably very warm, and there were two gentlemen seated by it talking in French; impossible to follow their rapid utterance, or comprehend much of the purport of what they said — yet French, in the mouths of Frenchmen, or

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • It was a dismal-looking place, with dirt-encrusted windows and a wide-open door that allowed the interested passerby glimpses of tumbled piles of furniture.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • It was gray and dismal-looking, and it felt like snow was in the air.

    Family Blessings

  • That night we rounded the island of Mitylene: and the next day the coast of Troy was in sight, and the tomb of Achilles — a dismal-looking mound that rises in a low dreary barren shore — less lively and not more picturesque than the Scheldt or the mouth of the Thames.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • You saw no quality of any sort, indeed, just working people sitting in dull rows with nothing to stare at but a few young bouncing females in pot hats, riding astride, or desultory Colonials charging up and down on dismal-looking hacks; with, here and there, little girls on ponies, or old gentlemen jogging their livers, or an orderly trying

    To Let

  • It was a dismal-looking place, with dirt-encrusted windows and a wide-open door that allowed the interested passerby glimpses of tumbled piles of furniture.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • It was gray and dismal-looking, and it felt like snow was in the air.

    Family Blessings

  • It was gray and dismal-looking, and it felt like snow was in the air.

    Family Blessings

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