Ceremony sentence example
We should never stand upon ceremony with sincerity.
This ceremony, after being almost forgotten, has been revived in modern times.
One peculiarity of the ceremony had occasioned considerable discussion.
His intention - -to complete the mating ceremony - -exploded into her thoughts.
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Before quitting the bay the ceremony was performed of hoisting the Union Jack, first on the south shore, and then near the north head, formal possession of the territory being thus taken for the British crown.
He was elected on the 1st of August 1559; but it was difficult to find the requisite four bishops willing and qualified to consecrate him, and not until the 17th of December did Barlow, Scory, Coverdale and Hodgkins perform that ceremony at Lambeth.
The ceremony has been revived also in several other Derbyshire villages.
The ceremony took place in a packed stadium, with musical groups and celebrities.
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He then got himself crowned by St Boniface, a ceremony which was new to France and which gave the sovereign immense prestige; henceforth the king of the Franks called himself Gratia Dei rex Francorum.
He officiated at the coronation of the boy king Edward VI., and is supposed to have instituted a sinister change in the order of the ceremony, by which the right of the monarch to reign was made to appear to depend upon inheritance alone, without the concurrent consent of the people.
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He featured in the recent Oscar ceremony in Hollywood where he won a statuette for Best Short Film with Live Action.
Each visitor performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about.Advertisement
But Edward's title had been expressly sanctioned by act of parliament, so that there was no more room for election in his case than in that of George I., and the real motive of the changes was to shorten the weary ceremony for the frail child.
Although the offerings at the festival were bloodless, the ceremony of the presentation of the airapxai was probably accompanied by animal sacrifice (Farnell, Foucart); Mommsen, however, considers the offerings to have been pastry imitations.
Union with the Catholic Church was accompanied by the introduction of the ecclesiastical ceremony of anointing, a change decidedly favourable to elective rule.
He induced the archbishop of York, assisted by the bishops of London and Salisbury, to perform the ceremony.
Until the close of the 18th century Dalkey was notorious for the burlesque election of a "king," a mock ceremony which became invested with a certain political importance.Advertisement
Thence he went to Kohistan, where the governor, Nasir Lek, was his intimate and devoted friend, and received him with great ceremony upon the frontier.
A formal transfer to Japan was made in June of the same year in pursuance of the treaty, the ceremony taking place on board ship outside Kelung, as the Chinese commissioners did not venture to land.
This ceremony took place at Aix on the filth of September 813.
To this ancient ceremony a sacramental character was given by Pope Alexander III.
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In Japan the ceremony of serving tea has, among the better classes, been raised to a high art, which the girls have to study at school for protracted periods.
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After he had mounted the pulpit a recognition ceremony took place.
We bred for a child who could draw enough raw enough raw power to open the gateways without the need for worshippers and ceremony.
After he had undergone the ceremony of degradation with all the childish formalities usual on such occasions, his soul was formally consigned by all those present to the devil, while he himself with clasped hands and uplifted eyes reverently committed it to Christ.
Edward's crown" as that with which the late queen was to be crowned, it was actually the state or imperial crown worn by the sovereign when leaving the church after the ceremony that was used.
As governor he took part in the formal ceremony of admitting the waters of Lake Erie into the canal in October 1825, and thus witnessed the completion of a work which owed more to him than to any other man.
Hence the necessity for outward conformity, and the importance attached to ritual and ceremony, unity in which must be established at all costs, in contrast to dogma and doctrine, in which he showed himself lenient and large-minded, winning over Hales by friendly discussion, and encouraging the publication of Chillingworth's Religion of Protestants.
The farewell ceremony was of a most impressive character, and warm tributes were paid from all parts of the house.
The "Marriage of the Adriatic," or more correctly "of the sea" (Sposalizio del Mar) was a ceremony symbolizing the maritime dominion of Venice.
The ceremony, established about A.D.
Subsequent legislation removed clerical influence from public instruction, made marriage a civil ceremony and closed all conventual establishments.
Old women were employed as go-betweens, and the marriage ceremony was conducted by a priest who after moral exhortations united the young couple by tying their garments together in a knot, after which they walked seven times round the fire, casting incense into it; after the performance of the marriage ceremony, the pair entered together on a four days' fast and penance before the marriage was completed..
How closely related some of the Central-American nations were in institutions to the Mexicans appears, not only in their using the same peculiar weapons, but in the similarity of their religious rites; the connexion is evident in such points as the ceremony of marriage by tying together the garments of the couple, or in holding an offender's face over burning chillies as a punishment; the native legends of Central America make mention of the royal ball-play, which was the same as the Mexican game of tlachtli already mentioned.
There is a good deal of evidence to connect the Greek goddess Artemis with a cult of the bear; girls danced as "bears" in her honour, and might not marry before undergoing this ceremony.
Danh-gbi has numerous wives, who until 1857 took part in a public procession from which the profane crowd was excluded; a python was carried round the town in a hammock, perhaps as a ceremony for the expulsion of evils.
By that act the ceremony of marriage might be performed in a nonconformist place of worship, but it must be after due notice to the superintendent registrar and in his presence or in that of a registrar, and the building must be one that is duly certified for marriages.
In view of such Chinese sacrifices the names of the dead are inscribed on wooden plaques called spirit-tablets, into which the spirits are during the ceremony supposed to enter, having quitted the very heaven and presence of God in order to commune with posterity.
He was chosen with great ceremony and installed pope under the protection of the emperor, Otto the Great.
By Rabbinical law the ceremony was later made more complex.
But Peter had his way, and the ceremony took place at Moscow with extraordinary pomp and splendour on the 7th of May 17 24.
This ceremony was at first celebrated in the Lateran, but from Byzantine times onwards it took place at St Peter's.
The preparation of the soma juice was a very sacred ceremony, and the worship of the god is very old, soma being identifiable with the Avestan homa, prepared and celebrated in the Indo-Iranian period.
He was crowned emperor at Rome on the 4th of October 1209, a ceremony which was followed by fighting between the Romans and the German soldiers.
At the Revolution Compton embraced the cause of William and Mary; he performed the ceremony of their coronation; his old position was restored to him; and among other appointments„ he was chosen as one of the commissioners for revising the liturgy..
The Galibis of Guiana, when asked the meaning of their curious funeral ceremony, which consists in dancing on the grave, replied that they did it to stamp down the earth.
We know from Tacitus that the German tribes in his day were wont to celebrate the admission of their young men into the ranks of their warriors with much circumstance and ceremony.
The derivation of " adouber," corresponding to " dub," from " adoptare," which is given by Du Cange, and would connect the ceremony with " adoptio per arma," is certainly inaccurate.
In Scotland, even as late as the reign of James VI., lords of parliament were always created bannerets as well as barons at their investiture, " part of the ceremony consisting in the display of a banner, and such ` barones majores ' were thereby entitled to the privilege of having one borne by a retainer before them to the field of a quadrilateral form."
Having insisted upon various conditions, prominent among them being military aid for the approaching war, he gave the imperial sanction to Frederick's request in November 17c'0; whereupon the elector, hurrying at once to Konigsberg, crowned himself with great ceremony king of Prussia on the 18th of January 1701.
On the 9th of September following the ceremony of coronation was duly performed upon the infant.
She assented on condition that the divorce could be lawfully effected without impeachment of her son's legitimacy; whereupon Lethington undertook in the name of all present that she should be rid of her husband without any prejudice to the child - at whose baptism a few days afterwards Bothwell took the place of the putative father, though Darnley was actually residing under the same roof, and it was not till after the ceremony that he was suddenly struck down by a sickness so violent as to excite suspicions of poison.
The ceremony begins with the singing by the choir of the anthem Hosanna Filio David; the collect follows; then the singing of a lesson from Exodus xv.
The origin of the ceremony of blessing the palms is more obscure.
It was natural that olive and willow should have been chosen for the Palm Sunday ceremony, for they are the earliest trees to bud in the spring; their consecration, however, may be explained by the intention to Christianize a pagan belief, and it is easy to see how their mystic virtues came in this way to be ascribed to the palm also.
This was prescribed by the Church order (Kirchenordnung) of 1540, but without the ceremony of blessing the palms; it was abolished by the revised Church order of 1572.
It leads to spiritual worship; for external ceremony is merely for our advantage, not for His glory.
In the ceremony of beatification the essential part consists in the reading of the pontifical brief, placing the Venerable in the rank of the Blessed, which is done during a solemn mass, celebrated with special rites in the great hall above the vestibule of the basilica of St Peter.
After a great number of formalities and prayers, the pope pronounces the sentence, and indicates eventually the day on which he will proceed to the ceremony of canonization, which takes place with great solemnity in the basilica of St Peter.
This circumstance, together with the custom of ornamenting the basilica of St Peter very richly on the day of the ceremony, accounts for the considerable cost which a canonization entails.
Queen Elizabeth performed the ceremony, the paupers' feet, however, being first washed by the yeomen of the laundry with warm water and sweet herbs.
Since 1754 the footwashing has been abandoned, and the ceremony now consists of the presentation of Maundy money, officially called Maundy Pennies.
A dowry is always given, and a simple marriage ceremony performed by afiki (a schoolmaster, or one who recites the Koran, properly one learned in fiqh, Mahommedan law) in the presence of two witnesses.
On the following day the dam which closed the canal of Cairo was cut with much ceremony.
The canal having been filled up in 1897 the ceremony has been much modified, but a brief description of what used to take place may be given.
The governor of Cairo attended the ceremony, with the cadi and, others, and gave the signal for the cutting of the dam.
The burial ceremony itself must have been an imposing spectacle.
On the 17th of August 1805 the dam of the canal of Cairo was to be cut, and some chiefs of Mehemet Alis party wrote, informing them that he would go forth early on that morning with most of his troops to witness the ceremony, inviting them to enter and seize the city, and, to deceive them, stipulating for a certain sum of money as a reward.
The dam, however, was cut early in the preceding night, without any ceremony.
Early in the year I 811, the preparations for an expedition against the Wahhbis in Arabia being complete, all the Mameluke beys then in Cairo were invited to the ceremony of investing Mehemet Alis favorite son, TUslin, with a pelisse and the command of the army.
On the 10th of September 1660, the Rigsdag, which was to repair the ravages of the war and provide for the future, was opened with great ceremony in the Riddersaal of the castle of Copenhagen.
A similar ceremony is conducted by cardinals at the other jubilee churches of the city.
The ceremony degenerated into a burlesque in which the ass of the flight became confused with Balaam's ass.
But to these were quickly added subjects of allegory, of classical learning, of witchcraft and superstition and of daily life; scenes of the parlour and the cloister, of the shop, the field, the market and the camp; and lastly portraits of famous men, with scenes of court life and princely pageant and ceremony.
At Cambridge in 1774 Fellow Commoners were examined with such precipitation to fulfil the formal requirements of the statutes that the ceremony was termed " huddling for a degree " (Jebb, Remarks upon the Present Mode of Education in the University of Cambridge, 4th ed., 1 774, p. 32).
The ceremony of the first day took place in Rome itself, in the house of the magister or his deputy, or on the Palatine in the temple of the emperors, where at sunrise fruits and incense were offered to the goddess.
Especial mention should be made of the ceremony of purifying the grove, which was held to be defiled by the felling of trees, the breaking of a bough or the presence of any iron tools, such as those used by the lapidary who engraved the records of the proceedings on stone.
On the 30th of January 1907 the body was removed with great ceremony from Kensal Green and reburied in the crypt of the new cathedral, where it lies beneath a Gothic altar tomb, with a recumbent effigy of the archbishop in full pontificals.
Even during the period that the Assyrian monarchs exercised complete sway over the south, they rested their claims to the control of Babylonia on the approval of Marduk, and they or their representatives never failed to perform the ceremony of "taking the hand" of Marduk, which was the formal method of assuming the throne in Babylonia.
The state and ceremony of his court, the number of his wives, and the order and organization of his officials, are described by several of the chroniclers.
A characteristically Arabic ceremony took place in the mosque of Medina.
On receiving this information, Jackson had the marriage ceremony performed a second time.
The chief actors in the ceremony were Augustus himself and his colleague Agrippa, - while, as the extant record tells us, the processional hymn, chanted by youths and maidens first before the new temple of Apollo on the Palatine and then before the temple of Jupiter on the Capitol, was composed by Horace.
The ceremony had been full of significance in 28 B.C., and now more than forty years later it was given a pathetic interest by Augustus himself.
At the age of seven or thereabouts, according to the judgment of the priest, the first religious ceremony is performed upon the young Parsee.
The ceremony consists in investing him with the kusti, or girdle of his faith.
If a child die before the performance of this ceremony he is.
A little before sunset a procession is formed at the house of the bridegroom, and proceeds with a band of music, amid great pomp and ceremony, to the house of the bride's father.
The young couple are seated in two chairs opposite each other, their right hands tied together by a silken cord, which is gradually wound around them as the ceremony progresses, the bride in the meantime being concealed with a veil of silk or muslin.
At the conclusion of the ceremony they each throw upon the other some grains of rice, and the most expeditious in performing this feat is considered to have got the start of the other in the future control of the household, and receives the applause of the male or female part of the congregation as the case may be.
This ceremony is called sagdad.
The relatives and friends then hand the priest a list of the contributions and charities which have been subscribed in memory of the deceased, which concludes the ceremony of "rising from mourning," or "the resurrection of the dead."
Unless they duly perform this ceremony they believe their souls will not be allowed to pass the bridge "Chinvad," leading to heaven.
After they have performed their religious services they visit their relations and friends, when the ceremony of hamijur, or joining hands, is performed.
The distinctive badge of a member of the three upper castes was the sacred triple cord or thread (sutra) - made of cotton, hemp or wool, according to the respective caste - with which he was invested at the upanayana ceremony, or initiation into the use of the sacred savitri, or prayer to the sun (also called gayatri), constituting his second birth.
As regards the other two" twice-born "castes, several modern groups do indeed claim to be their direct descendants, and in vindication of their title make it a point to perform the upanayana ceremony and to wear the sacred thread.
On other occasions also Vamacharis commonly offer animal sacrifices, usually one or more kids; the head of the victim, which has to be severed by a single stroke, being always placed in front of the image of the goddess as a blood-offering (bali), with an earthen lamp fed with ghee burning above it, whilst the flesh is cooked and served to the guests attending the ceremony, except that of buffaloes, which is given to the low-caste musicians who perform during the service.
The first Sraddha takes place as soon as possible after the antyeshti (" final offering") or funeral ceremony proper, usually spread over ten days; being afterwards repeated once a month for a year, and subsequently at every anniversary and otherwise voluntarily on special occasions.
The emperor, who had been crowned king of Burgundy, or Arles, at Arles on the 30th of July 1178, had this ceremony repeated; while his son Henry was crowned king of Italy and married to Constance, who was crowned queen of Germany.
Italy and Scotlandmay be taken as examples of these two influences, and in Germany, too, the rates in Saxony and Bavaria, which are among the highest in Europe, are in part due to the non-registration of marriages sanctioned by religious ceremony only.
Thus he may grant indulgences, issue censures, give dispensations, canonize saints, institute bishops, create cardinals - in short, perform all the acts of his jurisdiction, even though he be no more than a layman; but by custom certain of his more solemn acts are postponed till after the ceremony of his coronation, from which his pontificate is officially dated.
In royal state he travelled to Italy, and the ceremony of investiture was performed at Rome with the utmost splendour.
Such customs repose on various superstitions; for example, the self-mutilation of the Galli or priests of Cybele was probably a magical ceremony intended to fertilize the soil and stimulate the crops.
Llewelyn, utterly humbled, now behaved with such prudence that Edward at last sanctioned his marriage with Eleanor de Montfort (although such an alliance must originally have been highly distasteful to the English king), and the ceremony was performed with much pomp in Worcester Cathedral in 1278.
An external symbol in the shape of a ceremony or cult-object is of great assistance to the dim eye of primitive faith.
Hence the magicoreligious society or individual practitioner piles ceremony on ceremony, name of power on name of power, relic on relic, to consolidate the forces within reach and assume direction thereof.
Hubert and Mauss show in their penetrating analysis of sacrifice that after the rite has been brought to its culminating point there follows as a pendant a ceremony of re-entry into ordinary life, the idea of which is preserved in the Christian formula Ite, miss y est.
Stigand is said by Norman writers to have crowned Harold in January 1066; but it is now probable that this ceremony was performed by Aldred, archbishop of York.
Mannhardt sees in the ceremony an allusion to certain agricultural rites, the object of which was to prevent the failure of the crops and to avert pestilence (or to protect them and the flocks against the ravages of wolves).
Although the characteristic celebrations at weddings or periodical festivals are, as elsewhere, decreasing in favour, there are certain occasions which are observed as holidays with much ceremony.
A mission headed by Viscount Downe was afterwards despatched to Persia, to invest the shah with the order of the Garter, a ceremony which took place in Teheran on the 2nd of February 1903.
Like the Greek drama and the mysteries of the European middle ages, it is the offspringof purely religious ceremony, which for centuries has been performed annually during the first ten days of the month Muharramthe recital of mournful lamentations in memory of the tragic fate of the house of the caliph All, the hero of the Shiitic Persians.
Although undoubtedly offerings of food were made to the gods in very early Roman times on such occasions as the ceremony of confarreatio, and the epulum Jovis (often confounded with the lectisternium), it is generally agreed that the lectisternia were of Greek origin.
Some, however, assign an Etruscan origin to the ceremony, the Sibylline books themselves being looked upon as old Italian "black books."
It was dedicated with great ceremony, probably between 430 and 420 B.C., and the famous Timotheus, son of Thersander, carried off the magnificent prize for a lyric ode against all comers.
After the invasion of the Gauls in 390 B.C., the vestal virgins and the sacred objects in their custody were conveyed to Caere for safety, and from this fact some ancient authorities derive the word caerimonia, ceremony.
This ceremony can be traced to the 8th century at Rome.
The ceremony terminates with the appearance of the glory of Yahweh, accompanied by a fire which consumes the sacrifices on the altar.
The ceremony comprised a procession in which the members of the Holy Office, with its familiars and agents, the condemned persons and the penitents took part; a solemn mass; an oath of obedience to the inquisition, taken by the king and all the lay functionaries; a sermon by the Grand Inquisitor; and the reading of the sentences, either of condemnation or acquittal, delivered by the Holy Office.
Sometimes those who were condemned to the flames were burned on the night following the ceremony.
The Westminster Directory which superseded the Book of Common Order also enjoins interment "without any ceremony," such being stigmatized as "no way beneficial to the dead and many ways hurtful to the living."
It has been disputed whether the ceremony took place actually in the meadow or on Magna Carta or Charter Island lying off it.
In front of it was the columna bellica, where the ceremony of declaring war by the fetialis was performed.
Selected to crown the new king he performed the ceremony on Christmas Day 1066, and in 1068 performed the same office at the coronation of Matilda, the Conqueror's wife.
On arriving in the Peiho he was given to understand that he could only be admitted to the emperor's presence on condition of performing the ko-tou (kow-tow), a ceremony which Western nations consider degrading, and which is, indeed, a homage exacted by a Chinese sovereign from his tributaries.
On the 14th of November the state ceased to exist, the rights of sovereignty being assumed by Belgium the next day without ceremony of any kind.'
When he was five or six, people took notice of his fondness for playing with his companions at setting out sacrifices, and at postures of ceremony.
The Yasna, the principal liturgical book of the Parsees, in 72 chapters (hait-i, ha), contains the texts that are read by the priests at the solemn yasna (Izeshne) ceremony, or the general sacrifice in honour of all the deities.
Its separate chapters are interpolated in the Yasna in order to produce a modified - or expanded - Yasna ceremony.
The reception of the tonsure in these churches is the initial ceremony which marks admission to orders and to the rights and privileges of clerical standing.
On the appointed day the nun goes through all the ritual of the marriage ceremony, after a solemn mass at which all the inmates of the convent assist.
The ceremony, it is suggested, may have been extorted by the jealousy of Stella and have been accompanied by the express condition on Swift's side that the marriage was never to be avowed.
In the seclusion of his villa of Sorgvliet (Fly-from-Care), near the Hague, he lived from this time till his death, occupied in the composition of his autobiography (Eighty-two Years of My Life, first printed at Leiden in 1734) and of his poems. He died on the 12th of September 1660, and was buried by torchlight, and with great ceremony, in the Klooster-Kerk at the Hague.
Here also are kept the sword and shield of Edward III., still used in the coronation ceremony.
On the parade ground between it and St James's Park the ceremony of trooping the colour is held at the celebration of the sovereign's birthday.
Processions have in all peoples and at all times been a natural form of public celebration, as forming an orderly and impressive Greek and way in which a number of persons can take part in Roman Prosome ceremony.
Adoration is applied in the Roman Church to the ceremony of kissing the pope's foot, a custom which is said to have been introduced by the popes following the example of the emperor Diocletian.
Brancovan, it is true, found it expedient to devote his predecessor's treasure to purchasing the confirmation of his title from the Divan, but the account of his coronation ceremony remains an interesting landmark in the constitutional history of the country.
Although there were variations in the ceremony itself and in its date, the central idea was the death and resurrection of Adonis.
This festival, like that at Athens, was held late in summer; at Byblus, where the mourning ceremony preceded, it took place in spring.
The ceremony of the Adonia was intended as a charm to promote the growth of vegetation, the throwing of the gardens and images into the water being supposed to procure a supply of rain (for European parallels see Mannhardt).
Mahomet, anxious to invest the call with the dignity of a ceremony, took counsel of his followers.
The ceremony of the tawaf and the worship of stone fetishes was common to Mecca with other ancient Arabian sanctuaries.'
The course between these two sacred points is 493 paces long, and the religious ceremony called the "sa`y" consists in traversing it seven times, beginning and ending at Sala.
This ceremony, which, as we shall presently see, is part of the omra, is generally said to be performed in memory of Hagar, who ran to and fro between the two eminences vainly seeking water for her son.
This ceremony is now generally combined with the hajj, or is performed by every stranger or traveller when he enters Mecca, and the ihram (which involves the acts of abstinence already referred to) is assumed at a considerable distance from the city.
In the afternoon the essential ceremony begins; it consists simply in "standing" on Arafa shouting "Labbeyka" and reciting prayers and texts till sunset.
These are the days of Mina, a fair and joyous feast, with no special ceremony except that each day the pilgrim is expected to throw seven stones at the jamrat al `agaba, and also at each of two similar cairns in the valley.
The ceremony of the formal admission of a Benedictine abbot in medieval times is thus prescribed by the consuetudinary of Abingdon.
The likeness of the baptismal ceremony with Christ's death and resurrection ensured a real union with him of the believer who underwent the ceremony, according to the well-known principle in sacris simulata pro veris accipi.
It has been remarked that the developed ceremony of baptism, with its threefold renunciation, resembles the ceremony of Roman law known as emancipatio, by which the patria potestas (or power of life and death of the father over his son) was extinguished.
It is possible that this common ceremony of Roman law suggested the triple abrenunciatio of Satan.
A Séance Royale was notified for the 22nd and workmen were sent to prepare the Salle des Menus Plaisirs for the ceremony.
The ceremony took place in the Champ de Mars (July 14, 1790) in presence of the king, the queen, the Assembly, and an enormous concourse of spectators.
In November the Commune fitted up Notre Dame as a temple of Reason, selected an opera girl to impersonate the goddess, and with profane ceremony installed her in the choir.
Sennacherib alone seems to have failed in securing the support of the Babylonian priesthood; at all events he never underwent the ceremony, and Babylonia throughout his reign was in a constant state of revolt which was finally suppressed only by the complete destruction of the capital.
In western New Guinea, according to the Dutch missionaries, there is a vague notion of a universal spirit, practically represented Spirit by several malevolent powers, as Manoin, the mostn the woods; Narw, in the worship. c p louds, u above the trrees, l a sort of Erl-Konig h o carries off children; Faknik, in the rocks by the sea, who raises storms. As a protection against these the people construct - having first with much ceremony chosen a tree for the purpose - certain rude images called karwars, each representing a recently dead progenitor, whose spirit is then invoked to occupy the image and protect them against their enemies and give success to their undertakings.
The ceremony was made the occasion of a great demonstration of friendship between the two nations.
An uncle, for example, cannot marry his niece; but if being already married he goes through the ceremony of marriage with her he is guilty of bigamy.
Aribo, however, refused to perform this ceremony for Gisela, as she was within the prohibited degrees of affinity, and she was crowned some days later at Aix-laChapelle by Pilgrim, archbishop of Cologne.
Royalty and chieftainship in Madagascar had many peculiar customs. It had a semi-sacred character; the chief was, in heathen tribes, while living, the high priest for his people, and after death, was worshipped as a god; in its modern development among the Hova sovereigns it gathered round it much state and ceremony.
The bishops and clergy who were present at the coronation protested against this surrender, and a tumult arising, the ceremony had to be abandoned.
Confusion between these powers was inevitable, but at this time neither Charles, the pope, nor the people had a suspicion of the troubles latent in the ceremony that seemed so simple.
The ceremony, however, did not take place owing to the emperor's precipitate flight by night (September 1473), occasioned by his displeasure at the duke's attitude.
Adrian crowned the emperor at St Peter's on the 18th of June 1155, a ceremony which so incensed the Romans that the pope had to leave the city promptly, not returning till November 1156.
Harrison (Myths and Monuments of Ancient Athens, xxvii.- xxxvi.) as a fiction to explain the ceremony performed by the two maidens called Arrephori.
The 23rd of March had always been the day of the tubilustrium, or purification of the trumpets used in the sacred rites, so that the ceremony came to be on the last day of Minerva's festival, but it is very doubtful whether it was really connected with her.
Like Gretna Green, Coldstream long enjoyed a notoriety as the resort of runaway couples, the old toll-house at the bridge being the usual scene of the marriage ceremony.
The elderly lovers (for in 1681, when Lauzun was released, he was nearly fifty, and Mademoiselle was fifty-four) were then secretly married, if indeed they had not gone through the ceremony ten years previously.
In 1486 he published his first book, Ars versificandi et carminum, which created an immense sensation and gained him the honour of being crowned as the first poet laureate of Germany, the ceremony being performed by the emperor Frederick III.
In 1892 at his instigation the first English Conference of Jewish Preachers was held, and some reforms were then and at other times introduced, such as the introduction of Bible Readings in English, the admission of women as choristers and the inclusion of the express consent of the bride as well as the bridegroom at the marriage ceremony.
The bishops, headed by Ivo, bishop of Chartres, refused to attend the ceremony of marriage, but one was found to perform it.
The coronation ceremony took place at Konigsberg on the 18th of January 1701.
But, being forewarned, Paul received him with great ceremony, and surrounded by cardinals prepared for defence; whereupon Sigismondo changed his mind, fell on his knees and implored forgiveness.
Maybe have the ceremony at Mount Greylock, and the reception here.
I just said the ceremony wasn't.
The New Village sign was erected adjacent to Fords Green on Sunday June 24, at a ceremony around midday.
Tony Blair was so vain that all he could think about was the glory of the opening ceremony.
The wedding ceremony at the hotel was conducted by a minister.
John Blow wrote a new anthem for the opening ceremony.
Rowan Williams legally became 104th archbishop of Canterbury in a medieval ceremony at St Paul's Cathedral in early December.
Hold the bride's bouquet during the wedding ceremony.
The Kent police Band performed at a police bravery awards ceremony held at 10 Downing Street recently.
This unfortunately often hurts the bridesmaid 's chances of looking pretty during the ceremony.
He was created cardinal by Pope John Paul II at a ceremony (consistory) in Rome last Wednesday, 21 February.
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The General Registrar has allowed humanist celebrants to sanction a wedding ceremony, after a long campaign by the Humanist Organization.
Once the ceremony was finished the thousands of people who had lined the streets began to queue to pass the cenotaph.
In London there is a large memorial called the cenotaph in Whitehall, and each Remembrance Sunday a big ceremony is held there.
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Around 750 people attended the glittering ceremony on Monday May 10.
Yet there are people who actually attend the ceremony in carriages where the plain white robes have been hung up instead of proper blinds.
Her Majesty the Queen has been invited to perform an official opening ceremony in the summer.
You are welcome to hold a wedding ceremony conducted by a minister at the hotel.
Chief Constable Matt Baggott officially opened the room with a plaque unveiling ceremony in June 2005.
In which case for the marriage to be valid a civil ceremony is required prior to the religious ceremony.
The prizes are presented at the School's annual Prize-giving ceremony in November.
This prestigious ceremony was hosted by HC2000, Europe's largest, most comprehensive health informatics event.
On Holocaust Memorial Day itself there will be a non-religious ceremony at the Holywell Music Room.
There are two ways of getting married in Scotland, by a religious ceremony or a civil ceremony.
She rallied hundreds of donors and helped organize a lavish ceremony.
The graduation ceremony took place on Fidel Castro's birthday.
The last time we saw a superb opening ceremony was in Turin for the Winter Olympics.
The awards ceremony is being held in the London on Thursday 12 October 2006.
Performed at the closing ceremony of the World Expo 2000, Hannover.
What that indicates is there was a marriage ceremony.
Rev Dr. Nicholas Heap, catholic chaplain to the college, accompanied the pupils to the ceremony.
Ceremonies Austrian law recognizes only civil marriages however, a religious ceremony may be performed after a civil marriage has been solemnized.
Photograph taken at the ceremony to cut the first sod of the Cambrian colliery No 4 Pit.
The bright and airy conservatory has direct access to the patio garden and creates an ideal room for an intimate ceremony.
The decision about who is to be made a cardinal is discussed in a secret consistory, but the ceremony appointing them is public.
Then followed a period of quiet contemplation to end the ceremony.
During the closing ceremony, the Chief Scout promised to send a strong contingent to the 21st World Scout Jamboree.
It was a real cornucopia of Goddess ceremony and celebration.
Everyone present at the wedding ceremony walks up to the front to congratulate the newly married couple.
At the Closing Ceremony the flag was carried by Frank Duffy, skip of the wheelchair curling team.
During the Opening Ceremony of the 27th European cystic fibrosis Conference 2004, in Birmingham, Dr. Littlewood was awarded both the above honors.
It is Diamond Jubilee Year, and the Duchess of Albany, Queen Victoria's widowed daughter-in-law, is to perform the opening ceremony.
The award ceremony will take place at a gala dinner to be held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester on 28 April.
During the ceremony, the Conservatoire will also confer an Honorary doctorate on city organist Thomas Trotter.
A large number of Earls, Bishops, Abbots, and other ecclesiastics, would swell the procession at the double ceremony.
The ceremony takes place in the one of the private rooms of the former empress.
The body is then exhumed in a family ceremony with a priest.
Orkney Islands Council convener, Hugh Halcro-Johnston, performed the metal cutting ceremony on the 125-metre ro-ro ferry Hrossey.
All short-listed finalists are invited to attend the STAR Awards Ceremony in October 2005 in London.
The Academy Awards ceremony - an emotionally fraught, " and the winner is.. .
He was buried the following day in a small, private ceremony; typically, he wanted no fuss made over his death.
The Thai wedding ceremony takes place near the beach under a small gazebo decorated with tropical flowers.
My new godson Ben had his baptism ceremony during High Mass on Sunday morning.
The winter graduation ceremony would be held on Friday 3 December 1999.
I would like to nominate my great granddad to perform the opening ceremony of your new look store in March on August 31.
The Service was a most impressive one, and was rendered with all due ceremony and with great heartiness.
Our comedy host and his beautiful hostess will present this spoof Oscar ceremony.
Witnesses You will need two witnesses to be present during the wedding ceremony, both of whom are not immediate family members.
This is the year in which Queen Victoria held her Diamond Jubilee in truly imperial pomp and ceremony.
Premier artist Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols was also inducted at the recent ceremony.
The period keyboard instruments in the collection can be used during the Ceremony.
Ben refuses to wear a kilt to the ceremony.
They were interred with great pomp and ceremony, and amid the universal and heartfelt lamentations of the Scottish nation.
It may be possible that the ceremony was what is known is research circles as a Prestonian funeral i.e. a purely Masonic ceremony.
Notice that at the ceremony for Shaun White, the American silver medalist was pretty much ignored.
The priest will adapt the ceremony to suit the occasion.
These can be ceremony officiants, members of your local humanist group, or the Education Officer.
At this opening ceremony LBC OSCARS will be awarded in a series of categories, from best outtake, to best dog.
Church bells pealed across the sprawling estate an hour later, signaling the romantic, candlelit ceremony was over.
The event honored international philanthropists and it was the first time the ceremony has been held outside the United States.
At the ceremony Brigadier Sym described the battle and Pipe-Major Riach played the pibroch, " The Battle of Auldearn " .
The tracks stopped with no ceremony or barrier beyond a thick plank of wood nailed to two posts in the ground.
Blair was quite certain that he was going to be welcomed into the EU inner sanctum with all due pomp and ceremony.
I was asked, as a druid priestess, to do ceremony there.
A spokesman for the tiny principality 's ruler Prince Rainier would only say he " believed " a ceremony had taken place in Germany.
The custom was curtailed when brides began to get superstitious about taking their rings off after the ceremony.
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In times past crossing the line was always recognized for first trippers by a ceremony paying homage to Neptune.
The silver trowel used for this ceremony is preserved among the town plate.
Special Considerations Some Mormons who have been through a special temple ceremony wear a sacred undergarment.
As the ceremony began, several guests noticed that while the Princess was composed, the Prince appeared unsteady.
Cosmetic clearance adjacent to the bridge prior to the plaque unveiling ceremony.
Dr. Hood was admitted as the next vice-chancellor in a ceremony on the 5th October.
A party from the german warship Cormoran, then in port, assisted at the ceremony.
Gregorovius says this ceremony "was the fantastic caricature in which ended the imperium of Charles the Great.
Frazer both explain Pasiphae's monstrous union as a sacred ceremony (iepos yap,os), at which the queen of Cnossus was wedded to a bull-formed god, just as the wife of the iip X wv lwnXein in Athens was wedded to Dionysus.
The natural phenomena of Switzerland, and the political complications in the Valtellina, where the Catholic inhabitants had thrown off the yoke of the Grisons and called in the Papal and Spanish troops to their assistance, delayed him some time; but he reached Venice in time to see the ceremony of the doge's wedlock with the Adriatic. After paying his vows at Loretto, he came to Rome, which was then on the eve of a year of jubilee - an occasion which Descartes seized to observe the variety of men and manners which the city then embraced within its walls.
Haggai's reproofs touched the conscience of the Jews, and the book of Zechariah enables us in some measure to follow the course of a religious revival which, starting with the restoration of the temple, did not confine itself to matters of ceremony and ritual worship. On the other hand, Haggai's treatment of his theme, practical and effective as it was for the purpose in hand, moves on a far lower level than the aspirations of the prophet who wrote the closing chapters of Isaiah.
She died on the 31st of December 1705, bequeathing her great wealth, the result of long hoarding, after the payment of divers charitable legacies, to King Pedro; and was buried with great ceremony and splendour at Belem.
The marriage ceremony included joining of hands and the utterance of some formula of acceptance on the part of the bridegroom, as " I am the son of nobles, silver and gold shall fill thy lap, thou shalt be my wife, I will be thy husband.
While the Hebrew for sacrifice, rnr, makes the killing of the victim the central feature of the ceremony, the Latin word brings out the fact that an act of sacralization (see Taboo) is an essential element in many cases.
No Jew, they decided, may perform the ceremony of marriage unless civil formalities have been fulfilled; and divorce is allowed to the Jews only if and so far as it is confirmatory of a legal divorce pronounced by the civil law of the land.
The animal guardian reappears in the nagual of Central America (see article Totemism), the yunbeai of some Australian tribes, the manitou of the Red Indian and the bush soul of some West African tribes; among the latter the link between animal and human being is said to be established by the ceremony of the blood bond.
The ceremony may be the spiritualized descent of the primitive oriental practice of drinking or being baptized in the blood of an animal, based upon a belief that the strength of brute creation could be acquired by consumption of its substance or contact with its blood.
The chief ceremony initiated by Guru Govind Singh was the Khanda ka Pahul or baptism by the sword.
When Mlle de Gournay heard of the death of Montaigne she undertook with her mother a visit of ceremony and condolence to the widow, which had important results for literature.
On the rzth of June Knollys wrote to Cecil at once the best description and the noblest panegyric extant of the queen of Scots - enlarging, with a brave man's sympathy, on her indifference to form and ceremony, her daring grace and openness of manner, her frank display of a great desire to be avenged of her enemies, her readiness to expose herself to all perils in hope of victory, her delight to hear of hardihood and courage, commending by name all her enemies of approved valour, sparing no cowardice in her friends, but above all things athirst for victory by any means at any price, so that for its sake pain and peril seemed pleasant to her, and wealth and all things, if compared with it, contemptible and vile.
Then follows the "adoration of the cross" (a ceremony derived from the church of Jerusalem and said to date back to near the time of Helena's "invention of the cross"); the hymns Pange lingua and Vexilla regis are sung, and then follows the "Mass of the Presanctified."
The daily ceremony closed with ablutions, anointings and a bountiful feast of bread, geese, beer and oxen; having taken his fill of these, the god returned to his shrine until the next morning, when the ritual was renewed.
It is pointed out that the word missa long continued to be applied to any church service, and more particularly to the lections (see Du Cange for numerous examples), and it is held that such services received their name of missal from the solemn form of dismissal with which it was customary to conclude them; thus, in the 4th century Pilgrimage of Etheria (Silvia) the word missa is used indiscriminately of the Eucharist, other services, and the ceremony of dismissal.
His contempt of luxury, his avoidance of hyperbole and dislike of excessive ceremony, his protection to commerce and consideration for his soldiers, the reluctance with which he assumed the crown almost at the close of his reignall these would have been praiseworthy in another man; but on his death the memory of his atrocious tyranny alone survived.
This event is celebrated every June in the ceremony of "Riding the Common" - in which a facsimile of the captured pennon is carried in procession to the accompaniment of a chorus "Teribus, ye Teri Odin," supposed to be an invocation to Thor and Odin - a survival of Northumbrian paganism.
Prince Andrew sat in another room, faint with fear lest the baby should be drowned in the font, and awaited the termination of the ceremony.
His face expressed the relief of relaxed strain felt by a man who means to rest after a ceremony.
The Teahouse is where you meet your mentor and devoutly perform the ritual of tea ceremony as part of your quest for spontaneous enlightenment.
A thank you ceremony was held in the radiology department on Thursday 4th April in honor of the Richmond League of Friends.
We bred for a child who could draw enough raw power to open the gateways without the need for worshippers and ceremony.
By dressing it up with ceremony and gravity it perhaps better points to the reality of the situation.
Show slide 2 - a video clip of a remembrance ceremony, by clicking on the black rectangle.
A high quality ceremony takes time, and families deserve better than the mere repetition of a routine formula.
Recently reprieved from closure, the Zoo has two lovely rooms for your Wedding Ceremony.
They are not required to attend the matriculation ceremony or the degree ceremony at which their degree is incorporated.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the completion of work on Southmead Hospital 's renal outpatients facility.
As Mr. Carr handed her into the rowboat with ceremony she swept him a courtesy.
Bishop Howard Tripp, who presided at our ceremony of the Sacrament of Confirmation on 30 May 2004.
First same-sex marriage (19 Dec 2005) Northern Ireland has hosted the first same-sex " marriage " in an historic ceremony.
The boys and younger girls are initiated through a ceremony involving shea nut oil and the marking of a cross on their bodies.
Just a week before the opening ceremony soldiers with fixed bayonets charged a crowd of over 15,000.
The Hong Kong handover ceremony was held on 30 June 1997 and China has resumed the exercise of sovereignty over the territory ever since.
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During a commemorative ceremony the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh had their thumbprints taken.
The petitioner is a transsexual woman who went through a ceremony of marriage with a man in 1981.
The unbending rules of etiquette and ceremony hide the sordid exchange between the geisha 's ' mother ' and her ' sponsors '.
The bronze statue, by Scottish sculptor William Macmillan, RA, was unveiled at a ceremony on 20th December 2001.
The unveiling ceremony was reported in the times of the 11 June 1873.
Tony Blair and New Labor were so vain that all they could think about was the glory of the opening ceremony.
Dr. Hood was admitted as the next Vice-Chancellor in a ceremony on the 5th October.
The first rebellion by slaves, against the French, was a vodou ceremony.
These women are volleyball players, waving Afghan flags during the ceremony.
Butlins ' fun themed wedding and vow renewal ceremony packages are available as an upgrade to your day.
A party from the German warship Cormoran, then in port, assisted at the ceremony.
The woodcarving symposium will culminate on the 30th with a closing ceremony.
The seated president sat on the front platform at the graduation ceremony.
Hissuperlative efforts in volunteer work were rewarded with a plaque at the annual ceremony.
After the ceremony, the university will accredit those students who have met the graduation requirements.
Whether you love a photo that features baby's tiny bare feet or you want to capture a picture of mom and dad's face during the ceremony, it's important to jot down a list of possible photo ops you want to look for.
While it might be your job to create a visual record of the ceremony, you don't want to get in the way.
If mom breastfeeds or bottle feeds the baby before or after the ceremony, ask permission to take a discreet photo.
Parents often have their babies baptized through a sprinkling ceremony.
Baptism may not occur until several weeks later during a baptismal ceremony in which all of those who have professed the name of Christ in recent weeks are baptized during the same ceremony.
Those unfamiliar with a baptism ceremony may not understand all that an invitation to attend a child's baptism conveys.
In America, some states still recognize this type of marriage, which refers to a couple who shares a home for a particular amount of time but have never had a legal ceremony.
Follow up each session with a friendly tasting ceremony to assess skill levels and areas for improvement.
She complained about their decision to get rid of Joseph on Episode Two - a strange move, considering she sold him up the river during that elimination ceremony!
Perfect bridal makeup not only looks good for the wedding ceremony, but for the photos and reception that follow.
If you've opted for an outdoor ceremony, you'll already want to pare down your makeup look.
To avoid any messy mishaps, stock up on your favorite beach wedding makeup staples and store them properly while you're at your destination, making sure cosmetics aren't basking in the hot sun during the ceremony.
The bride's foundation makeup will have to hold up through photo sessions, the ceremony and the reception.
Since a wedding day can typically last 12 hours including all of the preparation, the ceremony and the reception, it's important for a bride's makeup to stay put all day and night.
Consider factors such as the ceremony and reception venues, your hairstyle and dress style when choosing your MAC makeup because the goal is to have a cohesive look for your wedding day.
Choose a natural bridal look if you normally go makeup free in your everyday life, your groom isn't into the glammed up look, or you're having a simple, intimate ceremony.
At the end of the classes, there is also a festive graduation ceremony for you to celebrate your scrapbooking achievements.
Graduation quotes are often used in speeches during the graduation ceremony.
Just because your dress will be underneath a gown for the ceremony, don't let that deter you from shopping for your shape.