- wistful + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Aunt Polly, please," she called wistfully, "isn't there any way you can be glad about all that -- duty business?”
“Aunt Polly, please," she called wistfully, "isn't there ANY way you can be glad about all that -- duty business?”
“It will cost a great deal," she said, looking wistfully from the yard into the crowded street, with its flaring lamps and the hoarse cries that came from it.”
“He even recalled wistfully the rustic peace of Hartleigh Hall.”
“They began to recall wistfully the cool streams of New England, the wooded slopes of”
“All about against the wall the elders ranged at gaze, recalling wistfully or cheerfully, according to their temperaments, the days when they, too, tripped lightly to music and made love in a measure, and some old toes ached for”
“But are you sure, Mentor "-wistfully-" that you can't, or rather shouldn't, teach me any more than you have?”
“above, at 3:53, Assange reflects on his work as a black hat hacker in the early 1990s, recalling wistfully how he and others hacked into the”
“I could wish --" wistfully, "That we had never come here -- 'twas I who brought you my poor Joseph, 'twas I, 'twas I.”
“ She said the final word wistfully, hoped it hung in the room like perfume.”
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