mourningly


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mourn

 (môrn)
v. mourned, mourn·ing, mourns
v.intr.
1. To feel or express grief or sorrow. See Synonyms at grieve.
2. To show grief for a death by conventional signs, as by wearing black clothes.
3. To make a low, indistinct, mournful sound. Used especially of a dove.
v.tr.
1. To feel or express deep regret for: mourned the wasted years.
2. To grieve over (someone who has died).
3. To utter sorrowfully.

[Middle English mornen, from Old English murnan, to be anxious, care about, yearn, mourn; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]

mourn′er n.
mourn′ing·ly adv.
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But mourningly the Professor Stanley Unwin died deef in wisdom agedly 90.
The South was beautiful as a place, things have happened to it, and it is beautiful still--sometimes to the eye, often to the memory, and beyond any doubt it has a tearing beauty for the vision of the Southern writer, in whose work Place is seen with Time walking on it--dramatically, portentously, mourningly, in ravishment, in remembrance, as the case may be--though without the humour this writing is full of, where would it be?
The South was beautiful as a place, things have happened to it, and it is beautiful still--sometimes to the eye, often to the memory; and beyond any doubt it has a tearing beauty for the vision of the Southern writer, in whose work Place is seen with Time walking on it--dramatically, portentously, mourningly, in ravishment, in remembrance, as the case may be--though without the humour this writing is full of, where would it be?