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  • Mais un homme comme, monsieur -- maussade, boudeur, impassible!

    The Woman in Black

  • As for the lady, “les charmes de cette maussade creature” merely evoked his scorn.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • As for the lady, "les charmes de cette maussade creature" merely evoked his scorn.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • But I began to respond to my poor boy's caresses and playfulness a little more; I was not so short and maussade with my women or with my good brother, and I tried to pray at mass.

    Stray Pearls

  • The weather is maussade, French for wet, drippy and a bit depressing.

    memoirs on a rainy day

  • IDEM, 1992l: v "Avec onze marchés qui ont perdu duyerrain, selon Morgan Stanley Capital International, septembre maussade pourc la plupart des bourses", X.Z., 13 octobre, 8.

    Refinance 2nd Mortgage

  • As for _le fiancé, il était assez retenu, il avait pourtant l'air maussade, mais il se consolait avec du champagne -- il fera un très brave mari_. "

    The Reflections of Ambrosine A Novel

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