There was a triumphant smile on the renegade's saturnine face.
He had a marked squint and this gave him a saturnine expression.
And then again (as it seemed to him a good phrase), "Why so saturnine?"
Shane handed his coat and hat to a saturnine French corporal.
There was something in the shabby dress and down-cast mien of the little weaver that appealed to the farmer's saturnine humour.
This man was saturnine of countenance, but moderately liberal of heart.
saturnine faces were wreathed in smiles worthy of a pirouetting dancer.
The voice of the older man came with a sinister force and saturnine.
He was jovial, or saturnine, or martial, depending on the planet which was in the ascendant at the time of his birth.
His temper was of the saturnine complexion, and without the least taint of moroseness.
"gloomy, morose, sluggish, grave," mid-15c., literally "born under the influence of the planet Saturn," from Middle English Saturne (see Saturn) + -ine (1). Medieval physiology believed these characteristics to be caused by the astrological influence of the planet Saturn, which was the most remote from the Sun (in the limited knowledge of the times) and thus coldest and slowest in its revolution.
saturnine sat·ur·nine (sāt'ər-nīn')
Melancholy or sullen.
Produced by absorption of lead.