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Yet this, in the end, is a book from which one emerges sad, gloomy, disenchanted, at least if we agree to take it seriously.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The running machines are a gloomy chorus of heavy-footed stomping.
Hemingway wrote of crossing a stream into a “gloomy little village.”
The gloomy postmortem has begun, but team manager Roy Hodgson is not resigning.England Eliminated From World Cup 2014: The ‘Years of Hurt’ Continue|Tim Teeman|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I felt recharged on my trip —a vastly different feeling from years before, when life in early March became muted and gloomy.
Below the fort, was a ruinous mill, in a gloomy dell, through which the river wended its silent course.An Englishman's Travels in America|John Benwell
And then his gloomy, cruel disposition would reassume its influence, and he thought of revenging the attack upon his life.The Pirate|Frederick Marryat
I cannot tell you anything of the time I spent there, shut up in the gloomy castle; it was horrible beyond all words.A Monk of Cruta|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The mural decorations at the Prince Eitel are so gloomy they give you a chill.The Women of Tomorrow|William Hard
Personally, he was a striking contrast to the little, haggard and wrinkled Tilly and the dark, silent and gloomy Wallenstein.A History of Germany|Bayard Taylor