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sadness about the evils of the world; romantic or sentimental pessimism; world-weariness


Sightings:

A notably gloomy bunch

Stop the war, I want to get off -- some want to join up

Who is liable for info that harms?

Wild trees and shimmery moonlight -- what do they mean to you?

Beautiful-and-sad loves company
(explore for more humanities discussions)

Pain has a face

Pricey crosswalks and a down-sized hell: we must be in Ontario -- soup happens

Music in the cave
(explore for a hypertext treatment of The Invisible Man

All bad news, all the time

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