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lament
used in Wuthering Heights

6 uses
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Definition to express grief or regret
  • When I refused to go, and when she found her entreaties did not move me, she went lamenting to her husband and brother.
    Chapter 9 (97% in)
  • The fingers relaxed, I snatched mine through the hole, hurriedly piled the books up in a pyramid against it, and stopped my ears to exclude the lamentable prayer.
    Chapter 3 (51% in)
  • He seized a tureen of hot apple sauce (the first thing that came under his gripe) and dashed it full against the speaker's face and neck; who instantly commenced a lament that brought Isabella and Catherine hurrying to the place.
    Chapter 7 (59% in)
  • For himself, he grew desperate: his sorrow was of that kind that will not lament.
    Chapter 8 (21% in)
  • This lamentation drew no notice from me: I went briskly to work, sighing to remember a period when it would have been all merry fun; but compelled speedily to drive off the remembrance.
    Chapter 13 (66% in)
  • He's forgotten all I've done for him, and made on him, and goan and riven up a whole row o' t' grandest currant-trees i' t' garden!' and here he lamented outright; unmanned by a sense of his bitter injuries, and Earnshaw's ingratitude and dangerous condition.
    Chapter 33 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "lament" in Wuthering Heights.

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