So Urania bare Linus, a very lovely son: and him all men who are singers and harpers do bewail
at feasts and dances, and as they begin and as they end they call on Linus.
Here one curses her and calls her capricious, fickle, and immodest, there another condemns her as frail and frivolous; this pardons and absolves her, that spurns and reviles her; one extols her beauty, another assails her character, and in short all abuse her, and all adore her, and to such a pitch has this general infatuation gone that there are some who complain of her scorn without ever having exchanged a word with her, and even some that bewail
and mourn the raging fever of jealousy, for which she never gave anyone cause, for, as I have already said, her misconduct was known before her passion.
And she burst into sobs with the despairing vehemence with which people bewail
disasters they feel they have themselves occasioned.
She now began to bewail
herself in very bitter terms, and floods of tears accompanied her lamentations; which the lady, her companion, declared she could not blame, but at the same time dissuaded her from indulging; attempting to moderate the grief of her friend by philosophical observations on the many disappointments to which human life is daily subject, which, she said, was a sufficient consideration to fortify our minds against any accidents, how sudden or terrible soever.
The word regret comes from the Old French word regreter, "one who bewails
the dead," and this goes further back to the German root meaning "to greet.
The company, however, bewails
the use by other government agencies of Mission Orders of BOC to pursue schemes of its competitors to seize its products using a false pretext that fake cigarettes are stored in its warehouses because of its being in the forefront of effort to alleviate the plight of local tobacco farmers through amendatory legislation,' Barrientos added.
Now in his early sixties, Zeno bewails
the loss of his beloved glaciers, the disintegration of his marriage, and the foundering of his increasingly irrelevant career.