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Grief

Adonais
Shelley’s elegy for John Keats. [Br. Lit.: “Adonais” in Benét, 10]
Aedon
changed to nightingale for murdering son; her song funereal. [Gk. Legend: NCE, 24]
Aegiale (Aegle)
her tears of grief become amber. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 6]
All Souls’ Day
holy day of prayer for repose of departed souls. [Christianity: Brewer Dictionary, 1021]
arms reversed
visual symbol of grieving. [Heraldry: Jobes, 128]
Artemisia
(fl. 4th century B.C.) built Mausoleum to commemorate husband. [Gk. Hist.: Walsh Classical, 32]
Balder (Baldur)
when he was slain, all things on earth wept. [Scand. Myth: Brewer Dictionary, 70]
Canens Janus’s
daughter; cried herself to death over disappearance of husband, Picus. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 49]
Ceres
grieving over the loss of her daughter Persephone, she withholds her gifts from the earth, thus bringing on winter. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton Mythology, 49]
Clementine
forty-niner’s drowned daughter; “lost and gone forever.” [Am. Music: Leach, 236]
cypress
symbol of mourning. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 402]
dandelion
symbol of grief. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 413]
Eos
inconsolably weeps for slain son, Memnon. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1065]
Grief
Adams memorial by St.- Gaudens in Washington, D. C. [Am. Art: EB, VIII: 781]
Hecuba
mourns the death of her children. [Gk. Drama: Benét, 450]
Hyacinthus
beautiful youth, accidentally killed; from his blood sprang flower marked with letters Al, a lament. [Gk. Myth: Howe, 134]
In Memoriam
Tennyson’s tribute to his friend, A. H. Hallam. [Br. Lit.: Harvey, 808]
Kaddish
a prayer said for a close relative. [Judaism: Jobes, II, 901]
Kinah
woeful dirge recited on Tishah b’Av. [Judaism: Wigoder, 342]
Kumalo, Rev. Stephen Zulu
clergyman saddened by fate of fellow blacks. [South African Lit.: Cry, the Beloved Country]
Libbeus the Apostle
gentlest apostle, dies from despair at Christ’s death. [Ger. Lit.: The Messiah]
Lycidas
Milton’s elegy for his friend, Edward King (1637). [Br. Lit.: NCE, 1781]
marigold
symbol of grief. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
Niobe
weeps unceasingly for her murdered children. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 259]
O Captain! My Captain!
Whitman’s elegy commemorating Lincoln’s death. [Am. Lit.: Benét, 726]
On My First Son
Ben Jonson’s short poem mourning the death of his first son. [Br. Lit.: Norton, 243]
Pietà
representation of sorrowing Virgin with dead Christ. [Art: Hall, 246]
poppy
symbol of consolation. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176; Kunz, 329]
Rachel
massacre of innocents fulfills prophecy that she will weep. [N.T.: Matthew 2:18; Jeremiah 31:15]
red on blue
symbol of death and mourning. [Chinese Art: Jobes, 357]
shivah
seven days of grieving following close relative’s burial. [Judaism: Wigoder, 550]
swallow
bird that cried “consolation” at Lord’s crucifixion. [Animal Symbolism: Brewer Dictionary, 1050]
Tishah be’Av
(9th of Av) Jewish day of lamentation for destruction of Temple. [Judaism: Wigoder, 51]
Wailing Wall
Western wall where Jews lament the destruction of the Second Temple of Jerusalem. [Judaism: EB, X: 627]
weeping willow
symbolizes grief at loss. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d
Whitman poem mourns the death of Lincoln. [Am. Lit.: Benét, 1085]
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