Sentence Examples


  • When he died lamentation was made for him as follows: "Woe for the humble, woe for the pious, woe for the disciple of Ezra!"
  • There exist also fine drawings for a "Lamentation over the body of Christ," an "Adoration of the Kings," and a "March to Calvary"; of the last-named composition, besides the beautiful and elaborate pen-and-ink drawing at Florence, three still more highly-wrought versions in green monochrome exist; whether any of them are certainly by the artist's own hand is matter of debate.
  • Amid great lamentation, the hero's body is laid on the funeral pile and consumed.
  • Hence at the festival which commemorated the return of Theseus there was always weeping and lamentation.
  • Present and future destiny on earth, there is written nothing save " lamentation, and mourning, and woe."