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Definition of Hauntingly
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Literary usage of Hauntingly
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1. Island Song Lyrics Volume 4 by Larry W. Jones (2004)
"... into the night When the moon arises hauntingly In the dusky twilight In the dusky twilight With all the shadows coming through The tropic moon arises in ..."
2. The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses by Robert Louis Stevenson (1905)
"And here Dick spied among the rest the body of a very young lad, whose face was somehow hauntingly familiar to him. He halted his troop, dismounted, ..."
3. All Adventure: She Who Must Be Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard (2001)
"As acclaimed horror writer T ED Klein says, "Never has a book so hauntingly conveyed a sense of terrible loneliness and isolation. ..."
4. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1913)
"... white magnolia and tuberose hauntingly Pulsed their regretful sweets along the air— All things most tragical, most fair, Have still encompassed me . ..."
5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"The latter hesitated, then slowly dispersed. Bob stood, his brows knit, trying to recall. There was something hauntingly familiar about the whole ..."
6. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1914)
"... the doom of that hauntingly beautiful bit of English life was forever sealed. But when we have the prerequisites of education and home-ownership, ..."