wistful


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showing pensive sadness

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The wistful look clouded his face again: and, after apparently designing to accompany me to the street door, he suddenly changed his mind, rang the bell for the servant, and remained in the drawing-room.
Fiz catches Gina's wistful look Meanwhile, Johnny and Jenny throw an engagement party for Kate and Rana, but something Kate says at the party rings alarm bells for Rana.
It doesn't reinvent the wheel but manages to tinge even the most colour-saturated scenes with wistful yearning for the simple pleasures of the past.
Pennsauken, NJ, June 21, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Digital music provider Pandora has picked up the EP "Wishful Is What Wistful Does" by independent artist Wistful Sound Gazers.
Vincent is a short, somewhat wistful piece, with traces of struggle found in nearly every phrase.
A New Zealand airbrush artist had an enthusiastic and brilliant idea to make sick and wistful kids in his neighborhood 'boost their confidence' and feel optimistic.
There is something very special about having these wistful flowers of translucent blue in a shady place with the early morning or early evening sun as back-lighting for their tissue paper petals.
And Tenney's vocals are stunning: resonant and soulful on the blues burner "Don't Matter," and jumping between torchy and wistful to forceful and assertive on "Broken." There's a lot to be excited about here, and a lot of potential.
A song about the need for life's soulmates - a best friend or even a partner in crime - and she does it in such a wistful and sweet way you can hardly turn her down.
Denise was so moved that she published a novel, A Wistful Eye: The Tragedy Of A Titanic Shipwright.
ilikewavingatbuses Right up my street Wistful, wonderful words.
CORONATION STREET Peter claims to be thrilled too, but the wistful look he gives Carla when she overhears her former friend's big announcement tells a different story.
The more downbeat Berkeley Girl was a wistful tune and he closed on a high with a cover of The Kinks This Is Where I Belong.
It's all quintessentially UK guitar pop: Raa's wistful, stream-of-conscious lyrics about traveling to Paris and various minor personal tragedies resting on the clamor of magnetic, unwieldy hooks and the occasional Elizabethan piano ballad.
Staged by artistic director Linda MacArthur Miele, the wistful, timeless dance (which turned 75 this year) will be the centerpiece on the company's summer gala program, Aug.