Sentence Examples with the word lamenting

But, while thus lamenting this unfortunate perversion into a mistaken channel of ornithological energy, we must not overblame those who caused it.

Its foundation was probably certain expressions lamenting Scottish interference in English affairs.

He treated the struggle as one simply for the establishment of free institutions; and when at last the crimes of the leaders became patent to the world, he contented himself with lamenting the unfortunate fact, and fell back on the argument that though England could not sympathize with the French tyrants, there was no reason why she should go to war with them.

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Loaded carts stood at the house next to Ferapontov's and women were wailing and lamenting as they said good-by.

Those who maintain the impunity of the practice rely for their authority upon certain passages in the classical authors, which, while bitterly lamenting the frequency of this enormity, yet never allude to any laws by which it might be suppressed.

She kept on lamenting and crying, continued the woman.