One morning that he had demanded money, threatening her with the severest consequences if she did not supply him with what he desired, he disappeared and remained away all day, leaving the kind-hearted Assunta, who loved him as if he were her own child, to weep over his conduct and bewail his absence.
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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.