"I don't mean to sound morose," he said with a smile.
His face suddenly took on a morose expression.
When he came in to tea, silent, morose, and with tear-stained face, everybody pretended not to notice anything.
Those about him had never seen the count so morose and irritable.
The court, whose sentimental history has been related by Madame de Ia Fayette, its official splendours by Loret, and its intrigues by the duc de Saint-Simon, now resembled an infirmary of morose invalid~, presided over by Louis XIV.s elderly wife, Madame de Maintenon, under the domination of the Jesuit le Tellier.