dark (adj.) Old form(s): darke
sad, melancholic, gloomy
MV V.i.87[Lorenzo to Jessica, of a man that has no music in himself] The motions of his spirit are dull as night, / And his affections dark as Erebus
RJ III.v.36[Romeo to Juliet] more dark and dark our woes
Sonn.97.3[]What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen!
TNK V.iii.53[Emilia to herself, of Palamon] Those darker humours that / Stick misbecomingly on others
Ven.182[of Adonis] with a heavy, dark, disliking eye
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