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2.Sorrow; mourning; lamentation.
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He returned to Captain Bonneville's camp, somewhat crestfallen, it is true; but parried the officious condolements of his friends by observing that two good horses were very good pay for one bad wife.
all hearts will relent In sad condolement, at that heavy sound.
But to persever / In obstinate condolement is a course / Of impious stubbornness" (1.