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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tristfulness
Literary usage of Tristfulness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mississippi Scenes: Or, Sketches of Southern and Western Life and Adventure by Joseph Beckham Cobb (1851)
"He looked as though he had come to bury Sophie, not to wed her; but the captain had good reason for this unseasonable tristfulness of demeanor. ..."
2. The Will of the People by Francis Sullivan (1919)
"Nothing can exceed it in tristfulness unless it be the fashion in which so many learn all that the sun and light of heaven have for them through this very ..."
3. Ardours and Endurances: Also, A Faun's Holiday & Poems and Phantasies by Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols (1917)
"... and his own tristfulness ? A slim youth — in a shepherd's dress, Yet without sheep — who careless lies Upon the hill. His shepherd guise Tokens, ..."