1 After this escape, I was content to take a foggy view of the Inn through the window's encrusting dirt, and to stand dolefully looking out, saying to myself that London was decidedly overrated.
2 I had scarcely arrived at the total when a seventh was heard, as in the region of air, wailing dolefully.
3 Rather a stately house of its kind, but dolefully in want of painting, and with dirty windows.
4 Mrs. Trenor shook her head dolefully.
5 "This yer young-un business makes lots of trouble in the trade," said Haley, dolefully.
6 "I keep turning over new leaves, and spoiling them, as I used to spoil my copybooks, and I make so many beginnings there never will be an end," he said dolefully.
7 When donning his uniform of a National Guardsman on the preceding evening, he had forgotten, dolefully absorbed as he was, to take his pocket-book.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
8 Every mouthful of food was an acute positive pleasure, now that it was truly their own food, produced by themselves and for themselves, not doled out to them by a grudging master.
9 An allowance of brandy was doled out to each.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
10 And after the first flush of freedom wore off, and his true helplessness dawned on the freedman, he came back and picked up his hoe, and old master still doled out his bacon and meal.
11 The tunes were either very lively or very doleful, and he sang words to some of them.
12 There was one who raised a doleful cry.
13 The men's faces grew doleful from the interpreting of omens.
14 The expression of her face was an odd mixture of shrewdness and cunning, over which was oddly drawn, like a kind of veil, an expression of the most doleful gravity and solemnity.
15 So it was not very pleasant when she opened the door of her room, to see Martha standing waiting for her with a doleful face.