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mourn
 v.  express or to feel grief or sorrow; grieve; be sorrowful
Classic Sentence: (198 in 14 pages)
1  By this time to-morrow you will, please God, have passed them, and have drunk of the sweet waters; so do not mourn overmuch.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  O, Erin, mourn with grief and woe.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In IVY DAY IN THE COMMITTEE ROOM
3  It was more than a year since his death, more than a year since the news came; she seemed as though she would remember and mourn for ever.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In III
4  No, I wouldn't mourn if she never came again.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIII
5  But she is a saint in heaven, sir; and it ill becomes one whose foot rests on the grave to mourn a lot so blessed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
6  Well, I am like a shipwrecked woman clinging to some wreckage--no one to mourn for, no one to care for.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
7  Evil indeed is the man who has not one woman to mourn him.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
8  Beth mourned as for a departed kitten, and Meg refused to defend her pet.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
9  Then, going upstairs with her handmaids into her room, she mourned her dear husband till Minerva shed sweet sleep over her eyes.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK I
10  Then Penelope went upstairs again and mourned her husband till Minerva shed sleep over her eyes.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
11  Then going upstairs with her handmaids into her room, she mourned her dear husband till Minerva sent sweet sleep over her eyelids.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXI
12  Pitty would probably make matters worse, for she honestly mourned Frank.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
13  For a second she loathed her laughter; mourned for the day when on her hill by the Mississippi she had walked the battlements with queens.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  She mourned, "It's only the baby that holds me."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  In the ravine a ringdove mourned plaintively, and somewhere off in the bushes an owl hooted.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  To mourn a mischief that is past and gone is the next way to draw new mischief on.
2  When the government is finally brought down, no one will mourn its passing.
3  One must mourn not the death of men but their birth.
4  Hundreds of people gathered to mourn the slain president.
5  There should have been even dearer ones to bear his name and mourn his loss.
6  She mourned her dead child for many years.
7  The couple mourned for their dead child.
8  The entire nation mourned her death.
9  The manager announced his resignation and everybody mourned.
10  The dog looked mournfully after its owner.
11  The gale still rising, seemed to my ear to muffle a mournful under-sound; whether in the house or abroad I could not at first tell, but it recurred, doubtful yet doleful at every lull; at last I made out it must be some dog howling at a distance.
12  The stranger, after listening for a moment, joined in the mournful dirge.
13  He gazed round the table; he saw they were all waiting for his explanation, and his expression grew mournful.
14  He'd got all that coat of arms business fixed, so now he started in to finish up the rest of that part of the work, which was to plan out a mournful inscription -- said Jim got to have one, like they all done.
15  This cypress is tall and thin, and its branches used as a symbol of mourning.