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melancholy-looking

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  • His replacement at the Call lampooned Twain in the newspaper—so much for professional courtesy—as a melancholy-looking Arab, known as Marque Twein.

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • The family consists of a grown-up son, a shiftless, melancholy-looking youth, who possibly pines for a wider life; a girl of sixteen, a sour, repellent-looking creature, with as much manners as a pig; and three hard, unchild-like younger children.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • There is now, and has been for a long time past, camping about through town, a melancholy-looking Arab, known as Marque Twein…His favorite measure is a pint measure.

    Mark Twain

  • Calling one day to see the Director of Prisons, he found himself in presence of a pale, melancholy-looking man of noble countenance, whose manners, language, and apparent education were those of one polished and cultured.

    Balzac

  • She had large, rather melancholy-looking blue eyes.

    Twilight

  • "No, no, Madame, you must not say that," said Dessin, who was a tall thin melancholy-looking man.

    4.50 From Paddington

  • He had altered considerably in the lapse of years, there was but little left to remind one of the slight, melancholy-looking boy, that once stood a heavy-hearted little stranger in the same room, in days gone by.

    The Garies and Their Friends

  • A threadbare and melancholy-looking man flung pieces of bread to a horde of sea-gulls.

    Antony Gray,—Gardener

  • A girl with a pigtail jumped about in a manner calculated to bring an abrupt and watery conclusion to the passage, till forcibly restrained by her melancholy-looking father.

    Antony Gray,—Gardener

  • His chambers looked out upon a little square, stone-flagged court, with a melancholy-looking pump in the centre of it.

    Vera Nevill Or, Poor Wisdom's Chance

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