Alas and Alack
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"Alas and Alack" is a 1915 American silent drama film directed by Joe De Grasse and featuring Lon Chaney. A print of the film survives in the National Film Archive.
- country: United States of America
- languages: English Language, Silent film
- director: Joseph De Grasse
- genres: Silent film, Black-and-white, Drama
- released on (99 years ago)
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by Bryan Garner
Alas and alack is a tiresome cliché. Because the words are so old-fashioned, virtually all uses have a touch of humorous irony. See archaisms. Albanian. This term may refer to someone from either ...
by Robert Hartwell Fiske
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by Fred Kogos
Alarm clock Vek-zaiger Alas and alack! Och un vai!
by Bryan A. Garner
Alack is archaic; alas and alack is a tiresome CLICHE. al barre. See at (the) bar. albeit. This conjunction, though termed "archaic" by Eric Partridge (the British lexicographer), thrives in AmE, both legal and nonlegal. And it still appears in BrE , ...
by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
airs and graces, alas and alack, bag and baggage, betwixt and between, bits and pieces/bobs, fit and well, leaps and bounds, lo and behold, rant and rave, in any shape or form. These are technically ...
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