sorrow for

See: regret
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Eagerly I wished the morrow; -- vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow -- sorrow for the lost Lenore -- For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore -- Nameless here for evermore.
Far to the north the Big Bwana and his black warriors clung tenaciously to the trail of the fleeing safari that was luring them further and further from the girl they sought to save, while back at the bungalow the woman who had loved Meriem as though she had been her own waited impatiently and in sorrow for the return of the rescuing party and the girl she was positive her invincible lord and master would bring back with him.
So long as he lives to look upon the light of the sun, he is in heaviness, and though I go to him I cannot help him; King Agamemnon has made him give up the maiden whom the sons of the Achaeans had awarded him, and he wastes with sorrow for her sake.
I do not know whether it was sorrow for him, but his cousin put on as sad a countenance as himself, and returned to her father.
RAMALLAH, March 25, 2015 (WAFA) President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday expressed his utmost sorrow for the victims of the German plane crash in the French Alps, which killed all 150 passengers on board on Tuesday.
I feel sorrow for her as a mother who lost an old child and have no near relatives here, but I feel greater sorrow for the parents and relatives of the 52 innocent victims slaughtered on their way to work.
Noble House has licensed the intellectual rights of KING OF SORROW for $500,000USD to King of Sorrow Production Incorporated.
Damrosch and Perry (1989) noted no difference in the mean frequency of sorrow for mothers (n = 22) and fathers (n = 18) of children with Down syndrome.
I feel so much sorrow for Tony Benn and the loss of his wife because, a few months ago, my wife died after 44 years of marriage.
Centre manager Mary Kearon said: "We have done this at 11 am every day this week to show our sorrow for the victims of Omagh.
Take a page from the fourth-century desert monks and start with compunction--true sorrow for sin.
In a moment of heightened awareness and deep emotion which I have never been able to explain in rational terms, I realized that there would never be peace in Ireland until there was an expression of sorrow for all the hurt and injustice that had been done to the Irish people.