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lament

a poem or song in which a death is lamented
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There Was Not One Lady Who Failed to Shed a Tear': Arianna's Lament and the Construction of Modern Womanhood.
And it was a custom in Israel, that the daughters of Israel went yearly to lament the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite four days in a year.
The lament is his first work of poetry since being appointed by the Clan MacGregor last week.
We need to vent and lament and we need our world to hear us.
35-49) she refers to previous scholarship on the Book of Lamentation, the "oracles against the nations" in prophetic books, some Psalms expressing communal lament, the Book of Micah, and portions of Jeremiah 25.
Their dialogue reassesses psychology, history, and creativity through the lens of the Red Book; they examine their new treasure with enthusiasm, and analyze, among other things, the return to the dead, listening to their lament, and accepting them with love.
We lament the fallout from the sexual abuse crisis, the double standard that exists in the treatment of priests as compared to bishops--we lament that we are not a forgiving church.
For instance, in Lament, the tallest pots are grouped in the middle with the shorter ones graduated out to the sides.
However, while a God who cries into a heavenly pillow in hopeless lament does not do anybody any good, our God who trembles and roars with the tears of heavenly lament, swallows up death (Isa 25:8) and makes all things new (Rev 25:5).
However, after some time, I was able to convince women of my interest in the poetry of the laments, and, for the sake of my research (and often at the request of my Luxor colleague, Jamal Zaki al-Din al-Hajaji), women famed for their ability to lament agreed to cluster together (as they would normally do at the commemoration of the anniversary of a death) and intone laments into my tape recorder.
the creative side of lament, the Holy Spirit's role, and to see in
At the same time, every single case springing from a human life and cast into the traditional language of the lament demands on each occasion a new interpretation according to the abilities of the performer and/or experiencer, in order to be understandably and validly performed in each particular case.