Usage examples for melancholy

  1. Then why am I sad and melancholy? – The Troubadours by H.J. Chaytor
  2. " This is the man who holds your fate in his hands," whispered the melancholy man to Rehnhjelm. – The Red Room by August Strindberg
  3. We would grow as melancholy as need be. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  4. He seemed very melancholy, and told me that never in his life had he had such a painful experience as he had this afternoon. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  5. Ah, let me recall that melancholy scene. – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book I by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  6. Therefore, my brave boys, continued Barbican, with some excitement; away with melancholy! – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  7. " Once, and for the last time," he answered, a shade of melancholy passing over his countenance. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. How fair she is,- how sweet, yet full of a tender melancholy! – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  9. A melancholy smile passed over his face. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  10. " It's too late," said Polly, in a melancholy tone,-" and it's all your doing." – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  11. His blue eyes, too, have lost their laughter, and are full of a settled melancholy. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  12. These melancholy thoughts filled Jeremy's mind when he started upon his walk, but soon he was absorbed by his surroundings. – Jeremy by Hugh Walpole
  13. He did not seem to have anything very much to say but looked at us with large melancholy eyes. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  14. For the name carried with it its own suggestion of beauty and of melancholy. – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  15. Mr. Carleton, Mamma, has been making me melancholy. – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  16. For that reason, madam, instead of the pretty little tale which I had promised, you will only have yet another melancholy story today. – Letters from my Windmill by Alphonse Daudet
  17. A melancholy stole into their sensitive dark faces. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  18. The monks' lot was not sad and melancholy. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  19. The result was melancholy, for only three were left alive. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  20. And they sat there thinking each his own kind of melancholy thoughts. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips