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And as she prayed, many wept with her; and when she ceased, and waited for her answer, many knelt beside her, praying forgiveness for the unhappy Elves.
It is not in my power to aid you; innocence and love are not within your hearts, and were it not for this untiring little maiden, who has toiled while you have wept, you never would have entered your lost home.
They wept no longer, but watched little Bud, as she daily tended the flowers, restoring thelr strength and beauty, or with gentle words flew from nest to nest, teaching the little birds to live happily together; and wherever she went blessings fell, and loving hearts were filled with gratitude.
He wept as he spoke, and the elders sighed in concert as each thought on what he had left at home behind him.
Facing the tomb of his mother, Soledad, the mayor wept as he was heard asking for help and guidance.
Calvinists took aim at tear-streaked Catholic rites of mourning, but weeping did not disappear entirely from British religious practice - as shown by John Donne's sermon on the idea that Jesus wept over Lazarus, by the tears of 18th-century Methodist preachers such as George Whitefield, and by the controversial outbursts of public grief that attended the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997.
God Wept and the Devil Laughed tells the story of two brothers who enlist while underage in order to accompany their brother-in-law Doug, husband of their eldest sister, to war.
Yesterday Biddle, of Aldbury Road, Yardley Wood, Birmingham, wept as she told the jury she went to
I Heard it on the radio and I pulled over and literally wept.
Weeping Mary isn't an icon but a community in rural East Texas: its name has been attributed to an African American woman called Mary who wept over the loss of her land to a deceitful white man.