1 The latter looked out with three tiers of vacant melancholy windows, which were blank and dreary, save that here and there a "To Let" card had developed like a cataract upon the bleared panes.
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2 This conversation had occurred while our cab had been threading its way through a long succession of dingy streets and dreary by-ways.
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3 In the whole world there can be no more dreary view than that from the northern slope of the Sierra Blanco.
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4 None came save his own cry, which clattered up the dreary silent ravines, and was borne back to his ears in countless repetitions.
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5 UTTERSON the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable.
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6 Long before then his thoughts had gone back to the dreary room above the little shop, and to the shameful figure heavy on the bed, but heavier on his heart.
7 And an infinitely dreary person he appeared to me to be.
8 With doubtful glimmer lights the dreary forest.
9 The people were as haggard, shapeless, and dreary as the countryside, and as unfriendly.
10 The house seemed as dreary as a disused street.
11 Breakfast was served in the bedrooms; Clifford never appeared before lunch, and the dining-room was a little dreary.
12 Like a chip on a dreary pond, she felt.
13 His manner was so perfectly easy and good, she stepped over the threshold into the rather dreary little room.
14 But she looked round the clean, tidy, rather dreary little sitting-room with something like dismay.
15 But already Paris was full of Americans and English, strange Americans in the oddest uniforms, and the usual dreary English that are so hopeless abroad.