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wist fuhl

  • s  showing pensive sadness
    the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty

  • She was wistful of the time when she could cycle her way to the office without the fear of being overrun by a speeding truck.
  • There are also oddly wistful reminisces of her youth, like receiving free candy and soda at school thanks to Soviet Union subsidies.
  • And the wistful Pam-and-Jim almost-romance--all together now: Awww!--threatens to give the Sam-and-Diane saga a run for its long-unconsummated money.
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  • Memories flow at North Marysville High's graduation
    With black and yellow balloons and cakes at the ready, North Marysville High School students were both exuberant and wistful on Tuesday evening as minutes ticked down to their commencement. "My favorite memory was coming to North and meeting the teachers there," 18-year-old Mikee Cook...
    June 12, 2013 - Appeal-Democrat
  • Vampire Weekend tackle the aging of Millennials in their new album
    As I listen to Vampire Weekend’s latest album Modern Vampires of the City (available on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify), I can’t help but notice how the light, melodic sounds contrast with the occasionally wistful lyrics. It’s a self-conscious album in that it knows how rooted in reality it is.
    June 11, 2013 - Old Gold & Black
  • Phoenixville Area School Board votes twice, but cant agree on budget
    PHOENIXVILLE - Despite voting twice in a meeting that also featured two executive sessions and a break to try to contact its solicitor, the Phoenixville Area School Board couldn't secure the five yes votes necessary to pass the district's 2013-14 budget. The mood as the meeting ended could best be described as wistful but not discouraged. "It's an interesting process," said board President ...
    June 8, 2013 - The Mercury

  • William Cohen in NewsOK.com (registration)
    Cohen said education is the primary hope for the nation's future, calling it a "priceless gift" and telling graduates "it's one that doesn't come without strings. You have a duty ...... You cannot allow the future to become a faded song or a wistful...
  • Carl Newman in Kitsap Sun (registration)
    I'm really looking forward to the tour because I never know if that's ever going to happen again,Newman said. "I remember in 2005 when we did the tour and Dan and Neko were with us, I felt kind of wistful, like is this the last time we're...
  • Mark Moses in TV Guide
    I don't know how they react in the hereafter, but she'll probably be sort of wistful, not vengeful,Mark believes. "I think when you're up in the heavens, you view life in a very detached, humorous way."

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