In such wise did she cry aloud amid her tears, and the women joined in her lament
During this time, I was able to ascertain that the socially sanctioned modes for the expression of grief was the singing of funerary laments
known as cidid (a word derived from the verb cidd (meaning to "enumerate" or "repeat").
-- or complaintes, as many were called in France -- were often cast in the voices of women, who elsewhere remained silent objects of male desire.
Even when seemingly expressing only personal grief, a lamenter using the traditional language of the laments
cannot do without certain conceptions crystallized in the words over the centuries, which, whether s/he likes it or not, speak a far more general archaic tongue than any egocentric problems s/he could raise (cf.
As she laments
the distance between the protagonists lying on the California King Bed, Rihanna - dressed in white shorts and bra - is sexy and disheveled as she rolls around restlessly.
The essays in Laments
for the Lost in Medieval Literature, the nineteenth volume in Brepols's Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe series, all attempt to identify on some level how and to what end medieval cultures pass grief on via literary art.
Mr Faraz Javed Awan laments
(GDN, January 3) that he can't visit Dubai without a machine readable passport.
Perhaps the mission of the Christian church requires attentive openness to the possibility of great faith on the part of those outside its household whose shouts may in fact, through the intercession of the Spirit, resound as laments
in the ears of God.
The most innovative element in Katharine Goodland's capable study of female dramatic mourning lies in its willingness to trace the continuity from secularized presentations of mourning in Renaissance drama, back to the laments
of the Virgin to the medieval cycle plays.
John Taffin laments
the passing of Winchester as the presage of the death of civilization.
A work of impeccable scholarship, Practices Of Dialogue In The Roman Catholic Church: Aims And Obstacles, Lessons And Laments
by Bradford Hinze (Professor of Theology at Fordham University) is an substantively informative, academically rigorous, thought-provoking study of the history of the various practices of dialogue and their effectiveness at every level of the Roman Catholic Church around the globe in the past forty years.
People no longer respect religion very much," laments
seamstress Pilar Gomez, who has been creating religious attire for the figures for 30 years.
by George Hagen (Sceptre paperback, pounds 7.
Charmingly funny, The Laments
follows a family from the days following their first son's birth, and death, to their adoption of another baby, the birth of their twin sons and their many travels through most of the English-speaking countries of the world.
the departure of "many gays and lesbians" from the Anglican church.