Sentence Examples


  • He doesn't get that I'm not going to waste my time mourning when I can live.
  • The idea of communicating with the departed was naturally attractive even to the merely curious, still more to those who were mourning for lost friends, and most of all to those who believed that this was the commencement of a new revelation.
  • His dying boast, that "no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.
  • At the funeral of men there is much mourning, the female relatives cutting or tearing their hair off and plastering their faces with clay, but for women no public ceremonies took place.
  • Gratitude for his achievements and sorrow for his death found expression in universal mourning wherein king and peasant equally joined.
 

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