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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversad
Literary usage of Oversad
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"Western wind,' " she repeated, with that not oversad complaint of injury, " 'when will you blow—when will you blow ?' " "All in good time, sweetheart, ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1895)
"... nor yet oversad for no lining; Good fortune and evil chance, he weighed with one balance. But the crowning event of Sir James's career, and that which ..."
3. Child Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1899)
"... or the gloomy Washington's Tomb teacups as set on a festal board, special mourning embroideries did not seem oversad for decorative purposes, ..."
4. Memoirs of the City of London and Its Celebrities by John Heneage Jesse (1902)
"... impart to thee Much that thou yeam'st to know; yet this, at least, I say, to cheer thee when thou'rt oversad, — Margaret, I bide my time. ..."