Laments Sentence Examples
The smith laments that all his property is of no value now that his watchman is slain, whereupon the young hero offers to guard his domains until a whelp of the hound's has grown.
Aldus in his edition of Cicero's De universitate (1583), dedicated to Crichton, laments the 3rd of July as the fatal day; and this account is apparently confirmed by the Mantuan state papers recently unearthed by Mr. Douglas Crichton (Proc. Soc. of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1909).
Janus Cornarius, from whom this is quoted, laments, however, that the Arabians still reigned in most of the schools of medicine, and that the Italian and French authors of works called Practica were still in high repute.
Jeremiah's was a sensitive, tender nature; and he laments, with great pathos and emotion, his people's sins, the ruin to which he saw his country hastening, and the trials and persecutions which his predictions of disaster frequently brought upon him.
The country to the west of the lake, with the districts of Selmas and Urmia, is the most prosperous part of Azerbaijan, yet even here the intelligent traveller laments the want of enterprise among the inhabitants.Advertisement
He laments the increasing decline in the classical purity of the Latin language.
Thus Inigo Jones laments the disappearance of stones that were standing when he measured it; and both Stukely and Aubrey deplore the loss of fallen stones that were removed to make bridges, mill-dams and the like.
The young man laments the fact that he earns too little to pay his bills.
The photographer laments the decline of film.
Lucy Mangan laments the passing of the man who was an antidote to our three-minute culture.Advertisement
Song lyrics include tirades on the media, laments on the ordinary people of the the world and other stuff to stir the soul.
Of his relations with his brother-authors little is known; it was natural that he should exchange complimentary verses with James Shirley, and that he should join in the chorus of laments over the death of Ben Jonson.
Dante, who had become embittered against Boniface while on a political mission in Rome, calls him the "Prince of the new Pharisees" (Inferno, 27, 85), but laments that "in his Vicar Christ was made a captive," and was "mocked a second time" (Purgatory, 20, 87 f.).
Mimnermus laments the degeneracy of the citizens of his day, who could no longer stem the Lydian advance.
Sevan laments, as we do, the ravages of modern tourism.Advertisement
Isaiah laments the fact that he is a man of unclean lips.
Jack laments his failure with Adrian and attempts to get back with Grace who struggles with forgiving him.
Matt and Natalie - Though Matt laments on and on about how he isn't attracted to Natalie and how he thinks she's less than intelligent, he has no problem making out and engaging in other amorous activities with her.
This poem laments how quickly time passes, and celebrates love all at once.