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doleful
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The Aeneid
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  • This oft repeated, he stood fix’d to die: Myself, my wife, my son, my family, Intreat, pray, beg, and raise a doleful cry’What, will he still persist, on death resolve, And in his ruin all his house involve!’
  • Both parties meet: they raise a doleful cry; The matrons from the walls with shrieks reply, And their mix’d mourning rends the vaulted sky.
  • What doleful clamors from the town arise?

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  • It was another year of a doleful Detroit economy.
  • Her doleful story of ruin did not sound so sad to those who had never had anything.

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