The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
In many eyes there was a look of somber loneliness. Now that people were forced to be idle, a certain restlessness could be felt. There was a fervid outbreak of new beliefs. (2.7.2)
If it had not been for Singer, Jake knew that he would have left the town. Only on Sunday, when he was with his friend, did he feel at peace. (2.12.48)
"Never have I had the opportunity to hear such nonsense firsthand."
They stared at each other in bitter disappointment and anger. (2.13.146-47)