Usage examples for mourn

  1. The battle had been terribly severe, and we had to mourn the loss of nearly a dozen men killed and as many wounded. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. After the fall of the giant twelve women came out of his castle, and when they drew near and saw him dead they laughed from joy; but seeing Fin with his wound they began to mourn – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  3. Any to mourn his loss? – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  4. Such, then, was the nature of Edith's bereavement; and as she mourned over it she did not mourn so much over the reality as over her vanished hope. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  5. The thing makes us laugh, or makes us mourn just as it happens to hit our humour; but it really matters very little. – My Contemporaries In Fiction by David Christie Murray
  6. Mandans: Women not jealous; Not coy; Obliged to mourn Apparent modesty; Lower than brutes; " Conjugal love,"; Brides sold. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  7. And did he mourn my loss? – The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander by Frank R. Stockton
  8. To mourn is to feel or express sadness or distress because of some loss, affliction, or misfortune; mourning is thought of as prolonged, grief or regret may be transient. One may grieve or mourn regret, rue, or sorrow without a sound; he bemoans with suppressed and often inarticulate sounds of grief; he bewails with passionate utterance, whether of inarticulate cries or of spoken words. He laments in plaintive or pathetic words, as the prophet Jeremiah in his " Lamentations." One deplores with settled sorrow which may or may not find relief in words. One is made to rue an act by some misfortune resulting, or by some penalty or vengeance inflicted because of it. One regrets a slight misfortune or a hasty word; he sorrows over the death of a friend. –  by
  9. Weep not, the Lord will support you; the hour of all our relief is near; and let us pray that we may enter heaven, and be guided to eternity in the same way as he whom we mourn so deeply. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  10. 9. What are the participles of the following verbs, according to the simplest form of conjugation: Repeat, study, return, mourn seem, rejoice, appear, approach, suppose, think, set, come, rain, stand, know, deceive? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  11. When we of the Grass Jungle mourn we do not use words." – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  12. His wife had buried him with sorrow, but with a deep sigh of relief that for the future she could mourn him without torment. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  13. He of the Good Heart they called him, these Indians who were his people, and mourn him as a chief. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  14. Poor dear; don't mourn to be sure ye'll be missin' him. –  by
  15. The Way to the Pool Then the brave Beowulf replied: Better is it for every one to avenge his friend than that he greatly mourn – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  16. Why should you mourn – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  17. Earnestly he prayed that she might be protected from the many dangers she might have to encounter, and though he knew she would mourn his loss, that she might find comfort and he restored in time to happiness. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. Pensive at eve, down by the burn, Where oft the maid they used to hail, The shepherds now are heard to mourn For Lucy Gray of Allendale. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  19. Yet why should I mourn since I make enough to keep me till the war is ended and my man comes home? – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  20. They were destined in a few brief weeks also to be desolate survivors- to mourn a Brother dearer still! – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff