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People grieve and bemoan themselves, but it is not half so bad with them as they say.

I hold it folly in him who must die that he should bemoan himself.

After such a fight, are you fool enough to bemoan a victory?

Opening out her bundle of dried meat, she began to eat and bemoan her fate.

Boys, we must not bemoan our loss in the face of such a catastrophe as this.

What I bemoan is the growing prevalence of the brutal truth.

They speak of their wives and children, and bemoan their own probable fate.

I returned home on the 8th, full of sadness, and to bemoan my loss.

And yet do they always try to win, and do not bemoan their fate if they lose.

I bemoan them not who can make a din, and all the fields ado, for a lost Saviour.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English bemænan "to bemoan, wail, lament;" see be- + moan (v.). Related: Bemoaned; bemoaning.

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