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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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Grieves went further, first going to the referee's box, then jumping onto the greyhound track to yell his thoughts which prompted the fine followed by the generous support from Glasgow duo Stewart Dickson and Allan Dick.
The Diamonds still trailed 35-37 with just three heats to go, but Grieves and Franc put them ahead with a 5-1 in heat 13 and, after Phil Morris, still struggling with a shoulder problem, had won the penultimate race, finished the job off with another.
Paisley-born Grieves heads for Oxford in good form and was delighted to score points in every ride at Exeter, a track he usually hates, on Monday night during the Diamonds' 60-35 defeat.
Sanchez won a tactical ride in heat eight for double points and also defeated Grieves three races later, and when Branney surprisingly defeated Kristensen in heat 12, the Diamonds' lead was cut to 39-36.
Tomicek showed his battling instincts in Heat 11 when he got past Paul Clews to notch a vital third place as Grieves notched his third win up front.
Grieves became Newcastle's third heat winner when he won a classic passing and re-passing duel with Ross Brady in heat four, before being pegged back by top Edinburgh duo Daniel Nermark and Theo Pijper for his only major reverse two heats later.
He waltzed to a paid 15-point maximum for the Tigers at Byker in April, but has painful memories of his last visit in September when a first-bend tussle with Kevin Little resulted in Grieves slamming into the fence and suffering a neck injury which brought his season to a premature end.
GS Metro rider Grieves said: "I went there to win, even though I had not done a 12-hour event before and knew it would be such a tall order.
PC Grieves went down the alley behind the property in Jubilee Street, with police dog Boas.
Solicitor Helen Grieves said: "We get so much at Christmas and it would be nice to donate something to children who are in need.
Mehringer says, “As a grief counselor, I see it all the time in the personal struggles of my clients: our society doesn't permit us to grieve.
Mr Grieves, who was from Claudy, Co Derry, was returning from work at Portglenone PSNI station.