cheerlessly


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in an unhappy manner

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In the conclusion of the novel the narrator muses on this paradox: "He, I know--for the question had been discussed among us long before the Time Machine was made--thought but cheerlessly of the Advancement of Mankind, and saw in the growing pile of civilization only a foolish heaping that must inevitably fall back upon and destroy its makers in the end.
We can imagine how many a time during the long and weary voyage, when home and its loved remembrances have rushed upon his heart, and the land of strangers has risen cheerlessly in their place, the possessor of these delusive missives has, in the solitude of his cabin, brought them forth, and blessing secretly the affectionate solicitude that procured them, has taken courage from their goodly array, and appeared again on deck with a pleasant feeling of independence and importance.
In a brief opening scene that's eventually revealed to occur after the yarn's end, a trio of mildly bruised youths, Jonathan Kang (Bryant Chang), Carrie Tu (Kate Yeung) and Shane Yu (Joseph Chang) cheerlessly sit on a school bench.
Hence, Catholic commoners, en route, feared for the fate of their immortal souls, and that fear, Dent went on, served the interest of the Catholic clergy and made the laity "servile," easily swayed, cheerlessly obedient.
As he awaits his return the narrator comments: "He, I know--for the question had been discussed among us long before the Time Machine was made--thought but cheerlessly of the Advancement of Mankind, and saw in the growing pile of civilization only a foolish heaping that must inevitably fall back upon and destroy its makers in the end.
Anyone willing to spend an hour surfing the World o' Television can see the blast brothel it's become, pimping cheerlessly for advertising dollars, selling vaginas, inflated breasts, heterosexual, homosexual and lesbian intercourse, ladies writhing in heat around greased poles and (the more talented ones--college graduates, perhaps?
Every area has its misery moos and rude, unwelcoming natives -and Merseyside is no different -but the cheerfully open and easy-going far outnumber the cheerlessly mean and moody.