How to use Wept in a sentence
He held her close as she wept softly into his chest.
She wept because her brother teased her very much.
He covered his face and wept.
Natasha wept, sitting on the blue-striped feather bed and hugging her friend.
The women wept, and some of the men prayed.Advertisement
At that toast, the count took out his handkerchief and, covering his face, wept outright.
His mother wept for him every morning, and the early dew-drops were said to be her tears.
The countess wept too.
He encouraged Grotius when only a youth of sixteen to edit Capella; the early death of the younger Douza he wept as that of a beloved son; Daniel Heinsius, from being his favourite pupil, became his most intimate friend.
She wept, not objecting when Han deftly lifted her and carried her back to her room.Advertisement
She turned on her knees and vomited behind her while Cynthia closed her eyes and wept.
I found it as moving as Highland Twins and I wept buckets.
He did not know that the priest who met him with the cross oppressed the peasants by his exactions, and that the pupils' parents wept at having to let him take their children and secured their release by heavy payments.
Many there were who broke down and openly wept.
People confessed and wept over their hatred of the Japanese and Americans.Advertisement
I almost wept with joy on hearing the opening bars of Breathe.
She laid her head on his chest and wept.
These excellent novels were, however, succeeded by one very inferior, The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish (1829); by The Notions of a Travelling Bachelor (1828), an uninteresting book; and by The Waterwitch (1830), one of the poorest of his many sea-stories.
She first complained in murmurs, then wept, and at last burst into loud lamentations, earnestly beseeching the operator to stop.
The young duchess leaned against the casement and wept.Advertisement
Abby supported herself against the carved newel of the stair and wept.
Nininsina, the mother of the Land, wept bitter tears.
Many shouted, others wept with a loud voice.
It is averred that he never handled a brush without fervent prayer and he wept when he painted a Crucifixion.
The old princess came in and also wept.Advertisement
When the body, washed and dressed, lay in the coffin on a table, everyone came to take leave of him and they all wept.
Somewhere in their grief may they meet with the Lord Jesus who wept at a grave.
Verse 3 tells us " he wept bitterly ".
I wept uncontrollably at the magnitude of what I had done, I had killed a living creature for my pleasure.
However, when reading the last letters of Ken Saro-Wiwa I wept profusely.
By the rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion.
Miss Pankhurst fell into the arms of her mother, and the two wept for joy after having been parted for a whole week.
I started to blubber, I sat there for about five minutes and wept like fuckin baby.
The actress wept as she made the long-awaited walk up the aisle to accept the award.
She curled on her side and wept.
The survival instinct that had been fueling his resolve melted away and he did something he could not recall ever doing; he openly wept.
The old Greek statues moved of themselves, shook their spears, kneeled down, spoke, walked, wept, laughed, winked, and even bled and sweated, - a mighty portent.
King Francis, then at his court of St Germain-en-Laye, is said to have wept for the loss of such a servant; that he was present beside the death-bed and held the dying painter in his arms is a familiar but an untrue tale.
The princess sank helplessly into an armchair beside her father and wept.
For the first time for many days Natasha wept tears of gratitude and tenderness, and glancing at Pierre she went out of the room.
The wounded men awaiting their turn outside the tents groaned, sighed, wept, screamed, swore, or asked for vodka.
Prince Andrew could no longer restrain himself and wept tender loving tears for his fellow men, for himself, and for his own and their errors.
She wept quietly, and felt that she was a sinner who loved her father and little nephew more than God.
After the definite refusal he had received, Petya went to his room and there locked himself in and wept bitterly.
Princess Mary could no longer restrain herself and wept while she gazed at his face.
In Petersburg and in the provinces at a distance from Moscow, ladies, and gentlemen in militia uniforms, wept for Russia and its ancient capital and talked of self-sacrifice and so on; but in the army which retired beyond Moscow there was little talk or thought of Moscow, and when they caught sight of its burned ruins no one swore to be avenged on the French, but they thought about their next pay, their next quarters, of Matreshka the vivandiere, and like matters.
Having wept, talked, and wiped away their tears, the two friends went together to Prince Andrew's door.
He held her while she wept, whispering, "He's going to get through this, just give him some time."
It is said that the people wept as they passed by; but if so this may have been a customary formality, for the religion of these nations must have quenched all human sympathy.
Antiochus, on his return, had his deputy executed and wept for the dead Onias.
Then he wept and mourned beyond what seemed to his other followers the bounds of propriety, exclaiming that Heaven was destroying him.
The last act affected us most deeply, and we all wept, wondering how the executioner could have the heart to tear the King from his loving wife's arms.
I suffer for my own sins,' and he wept bitter tears.
She never cried from pain or vexation, but always from sorrow or pity, and when she wept her radiant eyes acquired an irresistible charm.
The stone cliffs that walled the road on the opposite side wept icicles from every crevice, covering the surface in massive clusters of crystal spikes that sparkled in the dazzling sunlight.
Wet, sick and horrified, she wept and retched in turns until the nurse arrived.
The impression made by the capital of the world upon Gamaliel and his companions was an overpowering one, and they wept when they thought of Jerusalem in ruins.
They inched forward, one behind the other, hands at their sides lest they rub the slime of the rock walls that wept on either side.
A small impression was slowly dispersed; the bookseller murmured, and the author (had his feelings been more exquisite) might have wept over the blunders and baldness of the English translation.
As I lay in my bed that night, I wept as I hope few children have wept.
Stopping at the top of the stairs, she wept silently, wishing to help him, but having not a clue how.