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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

5 uses
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to express grief or regret
  • Mrs Florence MacCabe, relict of the late Patk MacCabe, deeply lamented, of Bride Street.
    Episode 3 — Proteus (7% in)
  • That voice was a lamentation.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (58% in)
  • There master Courtenay, sitting in his own chamber, gave his rede and master Justice Andrews, sitting without a jury in the probate court, weighed well and pondered the claim of the first chargeant upon the property in the matter of the will propounded and final testamentary disposition in re the real and personal estate of the late lamented Jacob Halliday, vintner, deceased, versus Livingstone, an infant, of unsound mind, and another.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (58% in)
  • Lamentations.
    Episode 15 — Circe (40% in)
  • All meantime were loudly lamenting the falling off in Irish shipping, coastwise and foreign as well, which was all part and parcel of the same thing.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (49% in)

There are no more uses of "lament" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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