Origin of damnation
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Historical Examples of damnation
The “Damnation of Faust,” dramatic legend, as Berlioz calls it, was written in 1846.The Standard Cantatas
George P. Upton
And I will keep it,” he cried, “my beautiful little love, my—Damnation!The Master of the Ceremonies
George Manville Fenn
Damnation is stated to be the punishment which those who resist the powers that be, will suffer.The Iron Furnace
John H. Aughey
The "Damnation of Faust," now finished, was given at the Opéra, and was not a success.The World's Great Men of Music
Sandy Flash has a fine piece of horse-flesh, but you beat him once—Damnation!The Story Of Kennett
c.1300, "condemnation to Hell by God," also "fact of being condemned by judicial sentence," from Old French damnation, from Latin damnationem (nominative damnatio), noun of action from past participle stem of damnare (see damn). As an imprecation, attested from c.1600.
Damnation follows death in other men,
But your damn'd Poet lives and writes agen.
[Pope, letter to Henry Cromwell, 1707 or 1708]