Sentence Examples with the word dismal

Their dismal scream is truly Ben Jonsonian.

It was a very dubious-looking, nay, a very dark and dismal night, bitingly cold and cheerless.

The consequent loosening of the ties between the individual provinces of the Church and the Apostolic See, combined with the capricious policy of the court at Avignon, which often regarded nothing but personal .and family interests, accelerated the decay of the ecclesiastical organism, and justified the most dismal forebodings for the future.

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The revolution of July in the same year was a terrible blow to him, and filled him with the most dismal anticipations of the future of Europe.

In the S.E., where the low, flat Coastal Plain is poorly drained, is the Great Dismal Swamp, a fresh-water marsh covering 700 sq.

The six years at Berlin were a dismal period in the life of Schopenhauer.

Projecting into these sounds and between the estuaries of rivers flowing into them are extensive tracts of swamp land - the best known of these is Dismal Swamp, which lies mostly in Virginia and is about 3 o m.

When railways were first started in England dismal prophecies were made that the end of hunting would speedily be brought about.

Forest reserves were established on the Dismal river in 1902 and millions of seedlings had been grown by 1906 for transplantation in Nebraska and other states t.

According to Pindar, she imitated on the flute the dismal wail of the two surviving Gorgons after the death of Medusa.