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And she confides her grief to the world with such charming discretion.

What consternation and grief there would be throughout the world!

Still there was that in them which respected the mother's grief; they tried to shield her.

In these hours of grief, the soul of him put out its strength.

No wonder Bassanio exaggerates his grief and the sacrifice he would be prepared to make.

I cannot bear to think of it, and the very word "will" makes me die of grief.

You will see what grief she will be in when I tell her the news.

Not grief, not anger, not concern, not fear of anything on earth; but—Joy!

Notwithstanding their grief and tears, it was evidently necessary that this should be the end.

In her intensity of grief her thoughts became audible in expressed words.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., "hardship, suffering, pain, bodily affliction," from Old French grief "wrong, grievance, injustice, misfortune, calamity" (13c.), from grever "afflict, burden, oppress," from Latin gravare "to cause grief, make heavy," from gravis "weighty" (see grave (adj.)). Meaning "mental pain, sorrow" is from c.1300.

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