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Edward Alleyn, from the portrait preserved at [78] his noble foundation at Dulwich, like a fine Holbein, figures, in blent strength and delicacy, as a genial, or perhaps jovial, soul, finding time for sentiment,--Prynne (included, we suppose, in this company, like the skull at the feast) as a likable if somewhat melancholic young man; while Garrick and his wife playing cards, after Zoffany, present a pair of just very nice young people.
It represented a woman, a young mother, flinging her little son over her head with one hand and catching him in the other, and I was entertaining myself on the hearth-rug with this pretty domestic scene when I heard an unwonted sound from Porthos, and, looking up, I saw that noble and melancholic countenance on the broad grin.
And who has not seen the weeping drunk, the melancholic drunk?
There was no change of expression in the dark melancholic face.
The captain was a clever, melancholic man, who had no unusual grip on his crew.
Much of Kincaid's works are considered autobiographical and portray her as an invective, melancholic person.
In Ugo Rondinone's first major London show, he would seem to work in the same spirit, since the exhibition's melancholic title--"zero built a nest in my navel"--clearly speaks to gut feelings.
High drama; Eugene Berman and the legacy of the melancholic sublime.
LOVE them or loathe them, their melancholic music is timeless.
05) in the subgroup of depression patients (n = 70) with melancholic characteristics using a repeated measurements design.
Similarly, Kim Brandstrup's melancholic Hans Christian Andersen: Anatomy of a Storyteller incorrectly assumed both audience familiarity with his famous fellow Dane's fables and our desire to link them to this painfully insecure man's life.