gloomy-looking love

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  • After rubbing the back of it down with a glue stick, she smoothed the gloomy-looking portrait onto its poster board and set it aside to dry.

    Nevermore

  • I urge them to develop mischievous and inventive ways to convince these gloomy-looking people that whatever they are teaching at that moment, no matter how delectably subversive it may be, is, in fact, directly geared to one of those little chunks of amputated knowledge, known as

    Jonathan Kozol: Why I am Fasting: An Explanation to My Friends

  • They all three then saw the face of a dark, gloomy-looking man, with black hair and flaming eyes.

    La Grand Breteche

  • There are multitudes of casts and fossils, and stuffed beasts and birds, and monsters, and a steam-engine modelled in glass, which works beautifully; but all these things are to hide the real character of this institution, and appeared to be passed unnoticed by a large number of respectable-looking people who were thronging into a theatre at the back — a very gloomy-looking edifice, with high pews.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • This meal we shared with some handsome, gloomy-looking, bonneted Highlanders, and some large ugly dogs.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • The very furniture, the red paper with yellow patterns in the drawing-room, the numerous rush-bottomed chairs in the dining-room, the faded wool-work cushions, embroidered with figures of girls and dogs, on the sofa, the branching lamps, and the gloomy-looking portraits on the walls — everything inspired an involuntary melancholy, about everything there clung a sense of chill and flatness.

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories

  • On the right-hand side of the road was a vegetable-garden cleared of its crops and gloomy-looking, with here and there sunflowers standing up in it with hanging heads already black.

    The Wife

  • ‘Not alive!’ says Starlight, rather grim and gloomy-looking; then he walks off by himself.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • At length we came to a gloomy-looking valley trending due north; down this valley the road ran, having an enormous wall of rocks on its right and a precipitous hollow on the left, beyond which was a wall equally high as the other one.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • She was a tall, strong, gloomy-looking woman; her fair hair, which had begun to turn grey on the temples, hung down in a short plait.

    Resurrection

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