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lament
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Gone with the Wind
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  • At any other time, the news of this disaster would have brought fear and lamentation to Atlanta.
  • With no further warning, Gerald, who was hanging on the gate, threw back his head and began the "Lament," in a roaring bass.
  • The "Lament" had evidently been Gerald’s swan song for he was frankly hanging onto his companion’s arm.
  • Occasionally he burst out with "Peg in a Lowbacked Car" and other Irish ditties or the more lugubrious lament for Robert Emmet, "She is far from the land where her young hero sleeps."
  • You woke the echoes singing the ’Lament.’
  • You never gave a damn about the late lamented Confederacy and you care less about the starving Confederates.
  • Two figures paused at the gate and she heard the click of the latch and Gerald’s voice came plain, "Now I’ll be giving you the ’Lament for Robert Emmet.

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  • She lamented the loss.
  • We lamented our sad circumstances.

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