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n. (plural of lament English)

Laments (Kochanowski)

The Laments (also Lamentations or Threnodies; ) are a series of nineteen threnodies ( elegies) by Jan Kochanowski. Written in Polish and published in 1580, they are a highlight of Polish Renaissance literature, and one of Kochanowski's signature achievements.

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Genoese came the laments of Niketas s daughters, who were reluctant to have their faces smeared with dirt, accustomed as they were to the vermilion of their cosmetics.