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used in Frankenstein

6 uses
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to express grief or regret
  • In this emigration I exceedingly lamented the loss of the fire which I had obtained through accident and knew not how to reproduce it.
    Chapter 11 (38% in)
  • Again shall you raise the funeral wail, and the sound of your lamentations shall again and again be heard!
    Chapter 8 (96% in)
  • 'The path of my departure was free,' and there was none to lament my annihilation.
    Chapter 15 (16% in)
  • This suspense is a thousand times worse than the most horrible event; tell me what new scene of death has been acted, and whose murder I am now to lament?
    Chapter 21 (57% in)
  • You throw a torch into a pile of buildings, and when they are consumed, you sit among the ruins and lament the fall.
    Chapter 24 (87% in)
  • It is not pity that you feel; you lament only because the victim of your malignity is withdrawn from your power.
    Chapter 24 (87% in)

There are no more uses of "lament" in Frankenstein.

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