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    By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, then we remembered Zion.
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm CXXXVII (l. CXXXVII, 1)

    Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my
    Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise;
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm LV (l. LV, 1–2)

    Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning: but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
    —Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes, 7:3-4.