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Sample sentences for the GRE study word dirge

dirge can be used as a noun

1.The dirge and desolation of mankind. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.Just as much for us that sobbing dirge of Nature. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.I bring no dirge for it or thee, I bring a glad triumphal sonnet. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
4.With mirth in funeral, and with dirge in marriage. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.The spectre, after listening for a moment, joined in the mournful dirge and floated out upon the bleak, dark night. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
6.In pity for his unhappy fate, the Muses collected his remains, which they buried at the foot of Mount Olympus, and the nightingale warbled a funeral dirge over his grave. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
7.He died very quietly at Aldworth, with his family about him in the moonlight, and beside him a volume of Shakespeare, open at the dirge in _Cymbeline. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.And dirged by Tennyson's sweet sad rhyme. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
9.His long improvised dirges will ring forever in my ears. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
10.Must I indeed learn to chant the cold dirges of the baffle. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
11.With all the mournful voices of the dirges pour'd around the coffin. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
12.With dirges through the night, with the thousand voices rising stron. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
13.Our solemn hymns to sullen dirges chang. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

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