Fleet, meanwhile, has the resigned and mournful air of a dog who knows the precise trick his master requires him to perform in return for dinner.
Quite obviously, there is a deeply mournful element to the novel.
Gradually throughout the 1920s the Anzac Day service became less and less akin to a mournful funeral.
Winter was over but there was room for a twinge of regret, it seemed to me, and a little mournful Polish fatalism.
A voiceover started up, relaying a message of mournful defiance - I have completely forgotten what it said.
He came over and sat by my chair, a look of mournful regret on his open honest little face.
Perhaps it was the heat, the lack of dinner in my belly, or some deep animal instinct, but I suddenly felt the urge to tip my head back and howl like a mournful dog.
Everett had a very deep bass voice that sounded perpetually gloomy and mournful when a person wasn't used to him.
The answer is emphatic, the expression on the face is mournful .
The villagers all line the dock, tears welling in their respective eyes, waving a mournful farewell to the departing sailors.