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  • ’Nothing which need distress you quite so much,’ answered Nicholas, with a more sprightly air; ’neither did I come here to bewail my lot, but on matter more to the purpose.
  • …anniversaries, the venerable Baroness Von Swillenhausen was nervously sensitive for the well-being of her child the Baroness Von Koeldwethout; and although it was not found that the good lady ever did anything material towards contributing to her child’s recovery, still she made it a point of duty to be as nervous as possible at the castle of Grogzwig, and to divide her time between moral observations on the baron’s housekeeping, and bewailing the hard lot of her unhappy daughter.
  • That through the utmost depths of poverty and affliction she had toiled, never turning aside for an instant from her task, never wearied by the petulant gloom of a sick man sustained by no consoling recollections of the past or hopes of the future; never repining for the comforts she had rejected, or bewailing the hard lot she had voluntarily incurred.

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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.
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    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns

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