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lament
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

7 uses
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Definition
to express grief or regret
  • The mendicant received both the alms and the sarcasm without wincing, and continued, in lamentable tones,— "Charity, please!"
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (78% in)
  • At the moment when he passed close to this species of spider with a human countenance, it raised towards him a lamentable voice: "~La buona mancia, signor! la buona mancia~!
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (10% in)
  • Two tables further on, a palmer, with his pilgrim's costume complete, was practising the lament of the Holy Queen, not forgetting the drone and the nasal drawl.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (38% in)
  • It drags along, a lamentable workshop mendicant, from copy to copy.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (71% in)
  • One often encountered in the most frequented street, in the most crowded and noisy market, in the very middle, under the feet of the horses, under the wheels of the carts, as it were, a cellar, a well, a tiny walled and grated cabin, at the bottom of which a human being prayed night and day, voluntarily devoted to some eternal lamentation, to some great expiation.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (52% in)
  • It seemed as though her grief were breaking forth more violently than usual; and she could be heard outside lamenting in a loud and monotonous voice which rent the heart.
    2.8.5 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 5 — The Mother (33% in)
  • The lamentable voice which had proceeded from the cage had frozen all present, even Master Olivier himself.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (31% in)

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