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  • The first two examples I saw have alas and alack a day:

    "But alas and alack a day! though they were thick and rich and wide, they failed to reach the floor by a good foot's breadth -- a fact unnoticed by the star."

    —Stage Confidences

    "But alas and alack a day!"
    —Tom Cringles Log

    January 4, 2011