Lamentation sentence example

lamentation
  • Amid great lamentation, the hero's body is laid on the funeral pile and consumed.

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  • The bandits of international capital, the Polish junkers and capitalists, are now raising a great lamentation that Poland is in great danger.

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  • O children, I shall sing a lamentation of a winged swan which crossed the great waters.

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  • In that night a great lamentation was heard in the castle - its lord had died of the wound which Owain had given him.

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  • Hence at the festival which commemorated the return of Theseus there was always weeping and lamentation.

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  • It opened in 1927 and was built to bypass the terrible traffic congestion, and it was actually closed in 2003 amidst much lamentation.

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  • 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.

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  • The National Gallery, London, contains two remarkably fine specimens of Francia, once combined together as principal picture and lunette, - the "Virgin" and "Child and St Anna" enthroned, surrounded by saints, and (in the lunette) the "Pieta," or lamentation of angels over the dead Saviour.

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