Definition of Lachrymosities
1. lachrymosity [n] - See also: lachrymosity
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lachrymosities
Literary usage of Lachrymosities
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medieval Story and the Beginnings of the Social Ideals of English-speaking by William Witherle Lawrence (1911)
"... the age of Richardson, tired of the classical insistence on the superiority of the head over the heart, welcomed the lachrymosities of Clarissa Harlowe. ..."
2. Studies of the Eighteenth Century in Italy by Vernon Lee (1887)
"This Goldoni was destroying the Italian comedy, the national comedy which Italy had possessed for two centuries, in order to introduce French lachrymosities ..."