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lament

a poem or song in which a death is lamented
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The head of the aggrieved marketers, Madam Tawah Saah laments that prices of goods are increasing daily, making life unbearable for ordinary citizens.
Using the Western Wall in Jerusalem--the surviving remnant of God's temple, where pilgrims often slip prayer notes in the cracks--as inspiration, we wrote prayers of lament on slips of paper that we slipped into the cracks and crevices of the church fence as a symbol of releasing them to God.
(3440-51) Towards the end of this warrior's lament, which extends across six poems (forty stanzas in total) separated by scene-setting prose descriptions, Cu Chulainn grieves that
Of all the news that was fit to print last week, one story captivated the imagination of our commenting class: Alan Dershowitz's lament, in a piece for The Hill, that he was no longer welcomed at dinner parties on Martha's Vineyard, where he spends his summers, because of his defense of President Donald Trump.
An usual and inherently fascinating memoir that is impressively well written, organized and presented, "A Subaltern's Lament" is a very highly recommended addition to community and academic library 20th Century Military Biography & Memoir collections.
The story is set at the Achaeans' camp outside the looted city of Troy, where the captured Trojan women and their queen, Hecuba, lament over their tribulations.
In the video, performers lament the presence of Syrian refugees in their neighborhood.
First, although Samet consistently uses the term "lament" in her book when she refers to City Laments or Cultic Laments, as well as when she names and analyzes the Sumerian City Laments in detail, the title of the book is The Lamentation over the Destruction of Ur.
I lament the loss of cultural diversity that leaving the EU will bring about.
It is fitting that films that gently lament the loss of tradition should also gently lament the loss of fathers, for the latter play a key role in safeguarding the wisdom of the past and in handing it on to their children.
The Ur Lament is unique in the sense that it is the only Sumerian Lament that has been fully reconstructed.
Rejoicing in Lament: Wrestling with Incurable Cancer & Life in Christ comes from a theologian who was diagnosed with a rare form of incurable cancer before he was forty, and who began struggling with the typical questions about God's presence and intention in the face of life-threatening disaster.