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Jane Eyre
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  • It was the strain of a forsaken lady, who, after bewailing the perfidy of her lover, calls pride to her aid; desires her attendant to deck her in her brightest jewels and richest robes, and resolves to meet the false one that night at a ball, and prove to him, by the gaiety of her demeanour, how little his desertion has affected her.

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  • Their ghosts were rumored to walk the halls at night, bewailing their fate and complaining about the food in the Mess.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • There would come a day, in fact, years later, when Laila would no longer bewail his loss.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns

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