The one wrote a Jeremiad about usury, and was called Jeremy Bentham.
There was just truth enough in the Jeremiad to make it sting.
However, here is my jeremiad after all; it seems to have been inevitable!
Now I've done my Jeremiad, and I will go on twanging my harp in the "willow tree."
To-night, however, there were variety and spice with his Jeremiad.
English feeling about Jeremiah has long ago been summed up and stereotyped in the single word "jeremiad."
Hanneh Breineh, in a friendly manner, settled herself on the sound end of the bed, and began her jeremiad.
Jeremiad, jer-e-mī′ad, n. a lamentation: a tale of grief: a doleful story.
Whereupon Mr. Gilfillan, resolving that he should be a hearer at least, if not a disputant, proceeded in his Jeremiad.
The writer had nothing new to say, and, like most other such attacks, his jeremiad was in an hour or two forgotten.