Dean tried to ignore Edith Shipton's body as he passed the temporary catafalque erected in his office.
A great catafalque had been built, housing a symbolic coffin.
On the day after his death Gregoire's funeral was celebrated at the church of the Abbaye-aux-Bois; the clergy of the church had absented themselves in obedience to the archbishop's orders, but mass was sung by the abbe Grieu assisted by two clergy, the catafalque being decorated with the episcopal insignia.
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