dolorous


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showing sorrow

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But apparently there were exceptions, of whom Sir Agravaine the Dolorous must have been the chief.
This is Sir Agravaine the Dolorous,' said the king to the damsel.
Now and then a sailor would stagger towards the doorway with his arms full of rubbish; and dolorous, slanting eyes followed his movements.
Paul continued in a tone which, for the gay, light-hearted bee-hunter, sounded dolorous and reproachful.
You would not imagine how many adventures, how many tragedies, lie buried away out of sight in that Dolorous City; how much horror and beauty lurks there.
Now don't say a word against it, you dear dolorous thing.
Compared with this, it only seems oddly quirky that Williams would identify the Great Red Spot on Jupiter with the Dolorous Blow:
Second, unplaced, unplaced, unplaced, sixth, a dolorous count from the first five rides but no more than a normal day at the races, but this isn't a normal day.
The third section's microtonality and slurred phrases throw the listener off balance and into a dolorous and ghastly dream; the fourth was a fractured circus waltz; and the sixth was like a thousand fireflies flitting around the room to little snippets of jazz.
The President of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Fritz Horst Melsheimer, came to a very positive conclusion at the end of the conference: "After numerous meetings and discussions at our conference, I am sure that China will tackle the drastic and dolorous economic reforms agreed in 2013 and will emerge strengthened.
Another part is found in the dolorous fact that, owing to embodiment, even if we will what we ought, that is, the Good, it can only appear to us as the Good.
Denys Mallister, Cotter Pyke, Janos Slynt, Othell Yarwyck, Three-Finger Hobb and Dolorous Edd are in the fray.
Camelina's potential could allow Uzbekistan to begin breaking out of its most dolorous legacy: imposition of a cotton mono-culture.
In the ninth idyll, Pelleas dreams that the hall is destroyed in a conflagration and, following his later confrontation with Lancelot and Guinevere, "a long silence" descends upon this normally sociable space as its occupants anticipate "the dolorous day to he" (Pelleas and Etarre, ll.