"— Even Mr. Weston shook his head, and looked solemn, and said, "Ah! poor woman, who would have thought it!" and resolved, that his mourning should be as handsome as possible; and his wife sat sighing and moralising over her broad hems with a commiseration and good sense, true and steady.
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I prefer to celebrate or commiserate my kissing in private.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
When I was born, people in our village commiserated with my mother and nobody congratulated my father.