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1596, Spenser|Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', Book 5, Canto 4:
- Through dolorous despaire, which she conceyved,
- Into the Sea her selfe did headlong throw,
- Thinking to have her griefe by death bereaved.
1645, Milton|John Milton, "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity", stanza 14:
- . . . Hell itself will pass away,
- And leave her dolorous mansions to the peering day.
(quote-text)|title=A Tale of Two Cities|chapter=30|passage=From this prison here of horror, whence I every hour tend nearer and nearer to destruction, I send you . . . the assurance of my dolorous and unhappy service.
2001 June 24, Stefan Kanfer, "Author, Teacher, Witness," ''Time'':
- As World War II came to a close, the gaunt and dolorous child was liberated at yet another death camp, Buchenwald.