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lament
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

3 uses
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Definition
to express grief or regret
  • Pastor Merrill stuttered his way into Lamentations—"The Lord is good unto them that wait for him."
    p. 135.3
  • My father thought we should also be comforted by Lamentations, from which he read: " 'The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.'
    p. 574.0
  • " And if that morsel could not satisfy our hunger to be comforted, Pastor Merrill led us further into Lamentations: " Tor the Lord will not cast off for ever, but, though he cause grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love; for he does not willingly afflict or grieve the sons of men.'
    p. 574.1

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