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mourn for someone or something

 and mourn over someone or something
to grieve for someone or something. Everyone will mourn for you when you go. We all mourned over the end of the holiday. There is no point in mourning over your cat. It won't come back.
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HRH the Premier mourns late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and stresses with his death, the Arab and Islamic nations have lost a leader who dedicated his life to the nation and its issues.
Rather than mourn, the Catholic nobility send their minions out to battle against the Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests (SNAP), a powerful voice for those harmed by the bishops.
So, as we mourn today, we must also celebrate his life and his message of "being not afraid.
I mourn the loss of simple pleasures that I once took for granted.
We cannot know all of the practical and soulful implications of what is happening in this western diocese, and yet we mourn for each and every Anglican parishioner whose heartstrings have been pulled by these events.
And Metrocall, an Alexandria, VA-based paging and wireless messaging service, mourns the loss of its COO, Steven "Jake" Jacoby, who was killed in the Pentagon crash.
A spiritually deadened person mourns over things that should bring celebration--and often celebrates things that should be mourned.
To grieve with the queen, then, was to mourn the death of the king's body owing to a wounding of the body politic.
In Homer's narrative Achilles mourns Patroclus as a peer, and the obligation to mourn does not extend outside the circle of male warrior aristocrats.
While we can mourn the loss of any child, the mother needed to take responsibility for her son and make sure he was in bed and asleep during those pre-dawn hours.
Scripture is the source of the mourning/joy paradox: "Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted" (Matt.
Cain, concerned with self, lets sin in the door, but more importantly, he refuses to acknowledge his effect on the "other"; he refuses to remember and to mourn his brother Abel.
Because I have mourned for others it is possible to imagine that Jaye Davidson would mourn for me, having once been large and colored too.
In a statement issued here Tuesday, the MQM Rabita Committee appealed to businessmen, industrialists, shopkeepers and transporters to close their business to mourn the deaths.
On Thursday the Pakistani flag flew half mast in all government owned buildings to mourn the victims.