How to use Bewails in a sentence
Complaints of the obstructions in it are not uncommon, and John Taylor, the Water Poet (1580-1653), in a poem commemorating a voyage from Oxford to London, bewails the difficulties he found on the passage.
It begins with a description of the old campingground, before which the poet calls on his companion to stop, while he bewails the traces of those who have left for other places.
This so-called prophecy bewails the extinction of the Ascanian rulers of Brandenburg and the rise of the Hohenzollern dynasty to power; each successive ruler of the latter house down to the eleventh generation is described, the date of the extinction of the race fixed, and the restoration of the Roman Catholic Church foretold.
The dove produces a lament instead of a song, because anything it does with pleasure, it then bewails aloud.
In one of his many affecting exchanges with Marcus Aurelius, he bewails in ad 165 the loss of a beloved grandson.Advertisement
The whole army bewails it and calls down curses upon him...