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ceremony

ceremony Sentence Examples

  • Your marriage ceremony bound you to him.

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  • We should never stand upon ceremony with sincerity.

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  • One peculiarity of the ceremony had occasioned considerable discussion.

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  • His intention - -to complete the mating ceremony - -exploded into her thoughts.

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  • This ceremony, after being almost forgotten, has been revived in modern times.

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  • 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.

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  • (r) The ceremony of the Three Sacred Ploughs, by which the signal for seed-time was given, apparently dating from a period when agriculture was one of the chief occupations of her worshippers.

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  • (r) The ceremony of the Three Sacred Ploughs, by which the signal for seed-time was given, apparently dating from a period when agriculture was one of the chief occupations of her worshippers.

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  • 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.

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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.

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  • In spite of the phrase renatus in aeternum, there is no reason to suppose that the ceremony was in any way borrowed from Christianity.

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  • "They are probably keeping us for some ceremony," the Wizard answered, reflectively; "but there is no doubt they intend to kill us as dead as possible in a short time."

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  • Two days later Isabella, countess of Buchan, claimed the right of her family, the Macduffs, earls of Fife, to place the Scottish king on his throne, and the ceremony was repeated with an addition flattering to the Celtic race.

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  • It is a special grievance that the wicked when they die are buried with pomp and ceremony, while men who have acted well are forgotten 3 in the city (viii.

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  • Orseolo's victory was commemorated and its significance affirmed by the magnificent symbolical ceremony of the "wedding of the sea" (Sposalizio del Mar), celebrated henceforward every Ascension day.

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  • My parents, now residing in Florida, would attend the ceremony along with my older brother and his family who would fly in from Seattle, Oregon.

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  • Instead of a marriage ceremony, we could take merger vows.

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  • Instead of a marriage ceremony, we could take merger vows.

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  • 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 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.

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  • A few minutes later the footman returned with Dessalles, who brought word from the princess that she would be very glad to see Pierre if he would excuse her want of ceremony and come upstairs to her apartment.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Napoleon, though he did not bar the door absolutely against such a proceeding, granted her her heart's desire by secretly going through a religious ceremony on the evening before the coronation.

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  • The ceremony of hoisting a flag and taking possession of the country in the name of the government of the Netherlands was actually performed, but the description of the wildness of the country, and of the fabulous giants by which Tasman's sailors believed it to be inhabited, deterred the Dutch from occupying the island, and by the international principle of " non-user " it passed from their hands.

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  • She accordingly agreed to recognize his claims to the chieftainship, thus throwing over Brian O'Neill, son of the murdered Matthew, The ceremony of "inauguration" among the ancient Irish clans was an elaborate and important one.

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  • The ceremony has been revived also in several other Derbyshire villages.

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  • This ceremony arose out of a dinner held annually at Dagenham, on the Essex shore of the Thames, by the commissioners for engineering works carried out there in 1705-1720 - a remarkable achievement for this period - to save the lowlands from flooding.

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  • 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.

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  • in Westminster Abbey, the public funeral taking place on the 23rd of November, with great ceremony and on the same scale as that of Philip II.

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  • He was buried in St Paul's, whence his body was removed by Canute to Canterbury with all the ceremony of a great act of state in 1023.

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  • 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.

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  • in Westminster Abbey, the public funeral taking place on the 23rd of November, with great ceremony and on the same scale as that of Philip II.

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  • He was buried in St Paul's, whence his body was removed by Canute to Canterbury with all the ceremony of a great act of state in 1023.

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  • But this did not conclude the ceremony, even as far as the victim was concerned; it remained to dispose of the corpse.

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  • They permitted themselves startling liberties when any one caressed them, crowding themselves almost into one's arms and helping themselves without ceremony to kisses, apparently unconscious of the impropriety of their conduct.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • With unbending dignity, however, he retained his antagonism; and shortly afterwards he was one of the thirteen cardinals who refused to attend the ceremony of the emperor's marriage with Marie Louise.

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  • The custom of collective flagellation was introduced into the monastic houses, the ceremony taking place every Friday after confession.

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  • In February 1785 he finally sailed from Calcutta, after a dignified ceremony of resignation, and amid enthusiastic farewells from all classes.

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  • Matthews, "The Prayer of a Navajo Shaman," in American Anthropologist, i.; idem, "The Mountain Chant; a Navajo Ceremony," in Fifth Report of Bureau of American Ethnology; J.

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  • enforce the acts of trade and navigation and by the parliamentary statute of 1764 forbidding the issue of bills of credit; and the Scotch-Irish among them in particular were aroused by the repeal of an act of 1771 allowing Presbyterian ministers to perform the marriage ceremony and of another act of the same year for the establishment of Queen's College in Mecklenburg county for Presbyterians.

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  • It is celebrated in the evening, and is accompanied by the ancient love feast (partaken by all communicants seated at a common table), by the ceremony of the washing of feet and by the salutation of the holy kiss, the three last-named ceremonies being observed by the sexes separately.

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  • With unbending dignity, however, he retained his antagonism; and shortly afterwards he was one of the thirteen cardinals who refused to attend the ceremony of the emperor's marriage with Marie Louise.

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  • On the 26th of June 1657 he was once more installed as Protector, this time, however, with regal ceremony in contrast with the simple formalities observed on the first occasion, the heralds proclaiming his accession in the same manner as that of the kings.

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  • had died a few days before this ceremony, but the news did not reach Germany until after the coronation.

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  • had died a few days before this ceremony, but the news did not reach Germany until after the coronation.

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  • In the course of this ceremony, after the sacrifice, men rush in all directions carrying torches; the women also carry fire-brands, or knock on the houses with rice-crushers and other heavy implements, and thus the evil spirits are considered to be driven away.

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  • At the Roman Lupercalia women were flogged by the celebrants to avert sterility or as a purificatory ceremony (W.

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  • It is suggested that Hylas was a harvest deity and that the ceremony gone through by the Kians was a harvest festival, at which the figure of a boy was thrown into the water, signifying the dying vegetation-spirit of the year.

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  • The moon-goddess was worshipped in the city with a pomp and ceremony in all respects analogous to those employed in the Cappadocian city.

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  • In more primitive ritual, however, set forms of prayer are the rule, and their function is mainly to accompany and support a ceremony the nerve of which consists in action rather than speech.

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  • He censured Alexander's adoption of oriental customs, inveighing especially against the servile ceremony of adoration.

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  • Mounds of bones marked his road, witnesses of devastations which other historians record in detail; Christian prisoners, from Germany, he found in the heart of "Tartary" (at Talas); the ceremony of passing between two fires he was compelled to observe, as a bringer of gifts to a dead khan, gifts which were of course treated by the Mongols as evidence of submission.

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  • At a council held in London on the 6th of April 1152 Stephen induced a small number of barons to do homage to Eustace as their future king; but the primate, Theobald, and the other bishops declined to perform the coronation ceremony on the ground that the Roman curia had declared against the claim of Eustace.

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  • Lucrezia had been married to the Spaniard Don Gasparo de Procida, but on her father's elevation to the papacy the union was annulled, and in 1493 she was married to Giovanni Sforza, lord of Pesaro, the ceremony being celebrated at the Vatican with unparalleled magnificence.

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  • ceremony, at which the xoanon (ancient wooden statue) of Athena was washed in the river Inachus, a symbol of her purification after the Gigantomachia.

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  • The setting up, by a householder, of a set of three sacrificial fires of his own constitutes the first ceremony of the former class, the Agny-adhana (or (?) Agny-adheya).

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  • Orpheus, in the manner of his death, was considered to personate the god Dionysus, and was thus the representative of the god torn to pieces every year, a ceremony enacted by the Bacchae in the earliest times with a human victim, afterwards with a bull to represent the bull-formed god.

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  • by 61 ft.), in which thirty-five German kings and eleven queens have banqueted after the coronation ceremony in the cathedral.

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  • A Texet'ij (" initiatory ceremony ") of women by a woman also took place at Eleusis, characterized by obscene jests and the use of phallic emblems. The sacramental meal on this occasion consisted of the produce of land and sea, certain things (pomegranates, honey, eggs) being forbidden for mystical reasons.

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  • Joanna, Edward's sister, was to be given in marriage to David, the infant son of Bruce, born subsequent to the settlement of 1318 and now recognized as heir to the crown, and the ceremony was celebrated at Berwick on the 12th of July 1328.

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  • On the 29th of December 1790 Camille had married Lucile Duplessis, and among the witnesses of the ceremony are observed the names of Brissot, Petion and Robespierre.

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  • Dean sent two dress shirts with neckties and a card of congratula­tions but did not attend the ceremony.

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  • It dawned on him he really hadn't seen much of Damian at all since the ceremony.

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  • When the moon is at its highest, see that she's brought to me in the great hall for the ceremony.

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  • The Maoris had no regular marriage ceremony.

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  • It is, in fact, "a procedure whereby communication is established between the sacred and profane spheres by a victim, that is to say by an object destroyed in the course of the ceremony."

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  • It appears certain from the associations in which they are found at Cnossus, that these Minoan bull sports formed part of a religious ceremony.

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  • They attach, however, supreme value to the realities of which the observances are reminders or types - on the Baptism which is more than putting away the filth of the flesh, and on the vital union with Christ which is behind any outward ceremony.

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  • On the part of the state this day was the occasion of a peculiarly solemn and secret ceremony in one of the sanctuaries of Dionysus in the Lenaeum, which for the rest of the year was closed.

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  • The basilissa (or basilinna), wife of the archon basileus for the time, went through a ceremony of marriage to the wine god, in which.

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  • P. Nilsson, however, take the XbTpot to mean "water vessels," and connect the ceremony with the Hydrophoria, a libation festival to propitiate the dead who had perished in the flood of Deucalion.

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  • The ceremony was combined with a procession, which, like the earlier transvectio, took place on the 15th of July, and at such other times as the emperor pleased.

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  • The time requisite for the several degrees is unknown, and may have been determined by the Patres, who conferred them in a solemn ceremony called Sacramentum, in which the initial step was an oath never to divulge what should be revealed, and for which the mystic had been specially prepared by lustral purification, prolonged abstinence, and severe deprivations.

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  • The ceremony was probably commemorative of the banquet of Mithras and Helios before the former's ascension, and its effect strength of body, wisdom, prosperity, power to resist evil, and participation in the immortality enjoyed by the god himself.

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  • On June 28 (Kosovo Day) the Prince Regent took oath to the new constitution, but the ceremony was marred by an attempt to assassinate him and the premier, by a bomb thrown as they drove back to the palace.

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  • On the 25th of the month the ceremony of annexing the Transvaal was performed at Pretoria.

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  • It is known that laymen were required to wear special garments, and the priests (who wore dark-red or purple) were sometimes called upon to change their garments in the course of a ceremony.

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  • at the funeral ceremony of Antoninus Pius.

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  • But it was expressly st'.ced in a rubric that the old service of the mass was to proceed without variation of any rite or ceremony until after the priest had received the sacrament, that is, until long after the last of the three occasions for the use of incense explained above.

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  • 4) until the middle of the 19th century; and there is no doubt that as a ceremony of divine worship, whether at the Holy Communion or at other services, it was entirely disused.

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  • Its use has been condemned as an illegal ceremony by the ecclesiastical courts.

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  • the king at Umgungindhlovu, the royal kraal on the White Umfolosi, " surrounded by a large number of chiefs and about 8000 or 9000 armed men, observing a state and ceremony in our introduction little expected."

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  • The agent chosen to preside at the nomination ceremony was Mr (afterwards Sir) Theophilus Shepstone, who was in charge of native affairs in Natal and had won in a 1 Bishop Schreuder, a Norwegian missionary long resident in Zululand, gave Sir Bartle Frere the following estimate of the three brothers who successively reigned over the Zulu: " Chaka was a really great man, cruel and unscrupulous, but with many great qualities.

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  • When Har Govind was installed as guru, Bhai Budha, the aged Sikh who performed the ceremony, presented him with a turban and a necklace, and charged him to wear and preserve them as the founder of his religion had done.

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  • He, like his predecessors, openly attacked all distinctions of caste, and taught the equality of all men who would join him, and he instituted a ceremony of initiation with baptismal holy water by which all might enter the Sikh fraternity.

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  • Another Sikh ceremony is the kara parshad or communion made of butter, flour and sugar, and consecrated with certain ceremonies.

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  • The object of this ceremony is to abolish caste distinctions.

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  • The active encouragement of King Edward VIL., at whose instance in 1902 he was invited officially to be present at the coronation ceremony, marked the completeness of the change; and when, in 1905, the "general" went on a progress through England, he was received in state by the mayors and corporations of many towns.

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  • The latter were about to bury him without delay or ceremony, but the gastald or chief magistrate of the city interfered and appointed a public funeral; rumours of his wondrous travels and of posthumous miracles were diffused, and excitement spread like wildfire over Friuli and Carniola; the ceremony had to be deferred more than once, and at last took place in presence of the patriarch of Aquileia and all the local dignitaries.

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  • She was escorted with great ceremony to Moscow in 1728 and exhibited to the people attired in the splendid, old-fashioned robes of a tsaritsa; but years of rigid seclusion had dulled her wits, and her best friends soon convinced themselves that a convent was a much more suitable place for her than a throne.

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  • Probably the ceremony which grew into feudal homage, and the oath of fealty, certainly the honourable position of the vassal and his pride in the relationship, the strong tie which bound lord and man together, and the idea that faith and service were due on both sides in equal measure, we may trace to German sources.

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  • In the ceremony of homage and investiture, which is the creative contract of feudalism, the obligations assumed by the two parties were, as a rule, not specified in exact terms. They were determined by local custom.

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  • His election was contrary to the wishes both of the clergy and of the people, and the consecration ceremony was performed by certain prelates belonging to the court.

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  • The gravest doubts, however, exist as to the authenticity of this story; Fernao Lopes, the Portuguese Froissart, who is the great authority fcr the details of the death of Inez, with some of the actors in which he was acquainted, says nothing of the ghastly ceremony, though he tells at length the tale of the funeral honours that the king bestowed upon his wife.

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  • Lamennais, then in the height of his Catholic exaltation, persuaded Comte's mother to insist on her son being married with the religious ceremony, and as the younger Madame Comte apparently did not resist, the rite was duly performed, in spite of the fact that Comte was at the time raving mad.

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  • This ceremony, according to the historian Widukind, was followed by a banquet at which the new king was waited upon by the dukes of Lorraine, Bavaria, Franconia and Swabia.

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  • After the ceremony he confirmed the rights and privileges which had been conferred on the papacy, while the Romans promised obedience, and Pope John took an oath of fidelity to the emperor.

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  • September 1872 saw the first official opening of a railway (the Tokyo-Yokohama line) in Japan, the ceremony being performed by the emperor himself, a measure which effectually silenced all further opposition.

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  • ETIQUETTE, a term for ceremonial usage, the rules of behaviour observed in society, more particularly the formal rules of ceremony to be observed at court functions, &c., the procedure, especially with regard to precedence and promotions in an organized body or society.

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  • his aid was "compelled" by the magicians and necromancers to fetch the gods and entertain them with food (especially in the ceremony of gazing into the bowl of oil), and he is invoked by them sometimes as the "Good Ox-herd."

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  • The fraternity of White Penitents buried the body with great ceremony, and performed a solemn service for the deceased as a martyr; the Franciscans followed their example; and these formalities led to the popular belief in the guilt of the unhappy family.

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  • No doubt the later indigitamenta (" bidding-prayers") which give us detailed lists of the spirits which preside over the various actions of the infant, or the stages in the marriage ceremony, or the agricultural operations of the farmer, are due in a large measure to deliberate pontifical elaboration, but they are a true indication of the Roman attitude of mind, which reveals itself continually in the analysis of the cults of the household or the festivals of the agricultural year.

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  • All-important, too, is the order of ceremonial and the formula of prayer: a mistake or omission or an unpropitious interruption may vitiate the whole ritual, and though such misfortunes may occasionally be expiated by the additional offering of a piaculum, in more serious cases the whole ceremony must be recommenced ab initio.

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  • Returning to Oxford, he was elected a fellow of Merton College, and was ordained; and in 1833 he was presented to the rectory of Lavington-with-Graffham in Sussex by Mrs Sargent, whose granddaughter Caroline he married on the 7th of November 1833, the ceremony being performed by the bride's brother-in-law, Samuel Wilberforce, afterwards bishop of Oxford and of Winchester.

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  • In antiquity it was a common ceremony to arrange a holy marriage between male and female images, and such unions acted on the earth as a fertility charm.

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  • There the Brahmin invites the god to dwell within the image, specially made hollow to contain him, "performing the ceremony of adhivasa or inhabitation, after which he puts in the eyes and the prana, i.e.

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  • (For the ceremony of the boybishop elected on St Nicholas's Day see Boy-BisHoP.) See N.

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  • The oath of fealty, which could be received by proxy, followed the act of homage; then came the ceremony of investiture, either directly on the ground or by the delivery of a turf, a handful of earth, a stone, or some other symbolical object.

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  • The ceremony was of a preliminary nature, securing that the fief would not be alienated; but the vassal had to take the oath of fealty, and to be formally invested, when he reached his majority.

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  • This ceremony took place at Aix on the filth of September 813.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • His body was recovered with difficulty, and, having been embalmed, was buried with imposing ceremony at the public expense on the 7th of June.

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  • By the death of William IV., the duke of Cumberland had become King Ernest of Hanover, and immediately after the ceremony he made haste to reach his kingdom.

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  • No more touching ceremony of the kind had ever been performed in Westminster Abbey.

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  • Gerini," The Tonsure Ceremony," The Art of War in Indo-China ";" Siam's Intercourse with China,"Asiatic Quarterly Review (1906);" Historical Retrospect of Junkceylon Island,"Siam Society's Journal (1905); W.

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  • After the battle his remains were brought to Toulon and buried in Fort La Malgue, and the revolutionary government paid tribute to his memory by a ceremony of public mourning (Sept.

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  • A revival of the custom was effected in 1855 by Harrison Ainsworth, author of the novel The Flitch of Bacon, but the scene of the ceremony was transferred to the town hall of Great Dunmow.

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  • From about the beginning of the 12th century, when it became usual to baptize infants soon after their birth instead of at stated times (Easter and Pentecost), the ceremony of scrutiny was incorporated with that of the actual baptism.

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  • 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.

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  • In his own character it produced the somewhat blunted moral sense which led to the few incidents in his career which need moral defence, his performance of the marriage ceremony between his first patron Lord Devonshire and the latter's mistress, the divorced wife of Lord Rich, an act completely at variance with his principles; his strange intimacy with Buckingham; his love of power and place.

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  • The farewell ceremony was of a most impressive character, and warm tributes were paid from all parts of the house.

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  • bucintoro), the state gallery of the doges of Venice, on which, every year on Ascension day up to 1789, they put into the Adriatic in order to perform the ceremony of "wedding the sea."

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  • The "Marriage of the Adriatic," or more correctly "of the sea" (Sposalizio del Mar) was a ceremony symbolizing the maritime dominion of Venice.

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  • The ceremony, established about A.D.

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  • To this ancient ceremony a sacramental character was given by Pope Alexander III.

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  • Subsequent legislation removed clerical influence from public instruction, made marriage a civil ceremony and closed all conventual establishments.

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  • 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..

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • (See Marriage.) And from the date of Lord Hardwicke's Marriage Act, 1 753, up to 1836 the ceremony must have been performed in a consecrated building.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • He was chosen with great ceremony and installed pope under the protection of the emperor, Otto the Great.

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  • "untying"), the ceremony by which a Jewish widow releases her brother-in-law from the obligation to marry her in accordance with Deuteronomy xxv.

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  • By Rabbinical law the ceremony was later made more complex.

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  • But Peter had his way, and the ceremony took place at Moscow with extraordinary pomp and splendour on the 7th of May 17 24.

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  • ASPERGES (" thou wilt sprinkle," from the Latin verb aspergere), the ceremony of sprinkling the people with holy water before High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church, so called from the first word of the verse (Ps.

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  • 9) Asperges me, Domini, hyssopo et mundabor, with which the priest begins the ceremony.

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  • At the entrance were a peristyle court for loungers and a latrine: hence the bather passed into the Apodyterium (dressingroom), the Frigidarium (cold room) fitted with a cold bath for use at the end of the bathing ceremony, and a series of hot rooms - the whole resembling many'modern Turkish baths.

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  • This ceremony was at first celebrated in the Lateran, but from Byzantine times onwards it took place at St Peter's.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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..

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 3 It seems certain here that some ceremony was observed which was deemed worthy of record not for its novelty, but as a thing of recognized importance.

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  • It does not follow that a similar ceremony extended to personages less exalted than the sons of kings and emperors.

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  • whole or nearly the whole of the ceremony, in the other it was surrounded with many additional observances.

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  • 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.

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  • ..It is given as " the order and manner of creating Knights of the Bath in time of peace according to the custom of Eng l and," and consequently dates from a period when the full ceremony of creating knights bachelors generally had gone out of fashion.

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  • 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."

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  • when the order of Baronets As may be gathered from Selden, Favyn, La Colombiers, Menestrier and Sainte Palaye, there were several differences of detail in the ceremony at different times and in different places.

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  • It is now therefore peculiar to the British Empire, existing where, although very frequently conferred by letters patent, it is yet the only dignity which is still even occasionally created - as every dignity was formerly created - by means of a ceremony in which the sovereign and the subject personally take part.

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  • 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.

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  • On the 9th of September following the ceremony of coronation was duly performed upon the infant.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The origin of the ceremony of blessing the palms is more obscure.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • It leads to spiritual worship; for external ceremony is merely for our advantage, not for His glory.

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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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The chief ceremony, as kept from the early middle ages onwards - the washing of the feet of twelve or more poor men or beggars - was in the early Church almost unknown.

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  • Queen Elizabeth performed the ceremony, the paupers' feet, however, being first washed by the yeomen of the laundry with warm water and sweet herbs.

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  • Since 1754 the footwashing has been abandoned, and the ceremony now consists of the presentation of Maundy money, officially called Maundy Pennies.

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  • The elder takes the Gospel off the white cloth, where it has lain all through the ceremony, and places it on the postulant's head, and the other good men present place their right hands on his head; they shall say the parcias (spare), and thrice the "Let us adore the Father and Son and Holy Spirit," and then pray thus: "Holy Father, welcome thy servant in thy justice and send upon him thy grace and thy holy spirit."

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  • 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.

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  • On the following day the dam which closed the canal of Cairo was cut with much ceremony.

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  • 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.

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  • The governor of Cairo attended the ceremony, with the cadi and, others, and gave the signal for the cutting of the dam.

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  • The burial ceremony itself must have been an imposing spectacle.

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  • 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.

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  • The dam, however, was cut early in the preceding night, without any ceremony.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The ceremony concluded with a grand banquet at the palace.

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  • on the 7th of June 1671, a ceremony by way of symbolizing the new autocrat's humble submission to the Almighty, the officiating bishop of Zealand delivered an oration in which he declared that the king was God's immediate creation, His vicegerent on earth, and that it was the bounden duty of all good subjects to serve and honour the celestial majesty as represented by the king's terrestrial majesty.

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  • 28), and further extends the ceremony of anointing to Aaron's sons, though, elsewhere, the ceremony is confined to Aaron (xxix.

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  • A similar ceremony is conducted by cardinals at the other jubilee churches of the city.

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  • The ceremony degenerated into a burlesque in which the ass of the flight became confused with Balaam's ass.

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  • 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.

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  • 6Xor, and annus, year), properly that which occurs annually, hence at stated intervals, regular, established; the term being particularly used of religious rites or ceremonies which recur at stated intervals, hence festive, sacred, marked by religious ceremony or ritual, and so grave, impressive, serious, the most general current usage.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • At the beginning of 1123 he was chosen from among several candidates to be archbishop of Canterbury, and as he refused to admit that Thurstan, archbishop of York, was independent of the see of Canterbury, this prelate refused to consecrate him, and the ceremony was performed by his own suffragan bishops.

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  • Thus he traversed France, avoiding all ceremony, entering towns by back streets, receiving ambassadors in wayside huts, dining in public houses, enjoying the loose manners and language of his associates, and incidentally learning at first hand the condition of his people and the possibilities of using or taxing them - his needs of them rather than theirs of him.

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  • "To take the hand of Bel-Marduk" was the ceremony of installation which Assyrian rulers recognized equally with Babylonians as an essential preliminary to exercising authority in the Euphrates.

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  • His grandson Assur-bani-pal, with a view of reestablishing amicable relations, restored the statue to the temple E-Saggila in Babylon and performed the time-honoured ceremony of "taking the hand of Bel" as a symbol of his homage to the ancient head of the Babylonian pantheon.

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  • 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.

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  • A characteristically Arabic ceremony took place in the mosque of Medina.

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  • On receiving this information, Jackson had the marriage ceremony performed a second time.

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  • 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.

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  • 14, before a great crowd in the Campus Martius, Augustus took part in the solemn concluding ceremony of burying away out of sight the old age and inaugurating the new.

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  • 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.

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  • At the age of seven or thereabouts, according to the judgment of the priest, the first religious ceremony is performed upon the young Parsee.

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  • The ceremony consists in investing him with the kusti, or girdle of his faith.

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  • If a child die before the performance of this ceremony he is.

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  • from house to house with a list of the guests to be invited, and delivers the invitations with much ceremony.

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  • 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.

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  • perform the ceremony.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • This ceremony is called sagdad.

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  • 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."

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  • Unless they duly perform this ceremony they believe their souls will not be allowed to pass the bridge "Chinvad," leading to heaven.

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  • After they have performed their religious services they visit their relations and friends, when the ceremony of hamijur, or joining hands, is performed.

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  • The ceremony is a kind of greeting by which they wish each other "a happy new year."

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  • C. Jones (1789-1858) of the United States navy, believing that war had broken out between his country and Mexico and that a British force was about to seize California,raised the American flag over Monterey (October 21st), but finding that he had acted on misinformation he lowered the flag next day with due ceremony and warm apology.

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  • Also at Fernando Po there was an annual ceremony where children born within the year were made to touch the skin of a serpent suspended from a tree in the public square.9 We have next to notice the very general belief that the household snake was an agreeable guest, if not a guardian spirit.

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  • In Ponape, one of the Caroline Islands, many words of ceremony are used in addressing chiefs, as they are used in Samoa.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • credo) - is the duty and privilege of the eldest son of the deceased, or, failing him, of the nearest relative who thereby establishes his right as next of kin in respect of inheritance; and those other relatives who have the right to take part in the ceremony are called sapinda, i.e.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • " Before my ordination, " said the eminent theologian Edmond Richer, " I was a subject of the king of France: why should that ceremony make me a subject of the pope?

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  • In royal state he travelled to Italy, and the ceremony of investiture was performed at Rome with the utmost splendour.

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  • 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.

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  • 28 the priests of Baal engaged in a rain-making ceremony, gashed themselves with knives and lances till the blood gushed out upon them.

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  • 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.

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  • An external symbol in the shape of a ceremony or cult-object is of great assistance to the dim eye of primitive faith.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • At Kazvin the ceremony of inauguration took place.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 9), in ancient Rome, a propitiatory ceremony, consisting of a meal offered to gods and goddesses, represented by their busts or statues, or by portable figures of wood, with heads of bronze, wax or marble, and covered with drapery.

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  • 13) that the ceremony took place "for the first time" in Rome in the year 399 B.C., after the Sibylline books had been consulted by their keepers and interpreters (duumviri sacris faciendis), on the occasion of a pestilence.

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  • 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.

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  • Some, however, assign an Etruscan origin to the ceremony, the Sibylline books themselves being looked upon as old Italian "black books."

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • This ceremony can be traced to the 8th century at Rome.

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  • Conversely, the extinction of lights is part of the ceremony of excommunication (Pontificate Rom.

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  • Regino, abbot of Prum, describes the ceremony as it was carried out in his day, when its terrors were yet unabated (De eccles.

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  • They describe (a) the consecration of Aaron and his sons, a ceremony which lasted seven days (viii.), and (b) the public worship on the eighth day, at which Aaron and his sons officiated for the first time as priests (ix.); then follow (c) an account of the death of Nadab and Abihu for offering strange fire (x.

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  • accordingly describes the first solemn act of worship. The ceremony consists of (a) the offerings for Aaron, and (b) those for the congregation; then follows the priestly blessing (v.

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  • The ceremony terminates with the appearance of the glory of Yahweh, accompanied by a fire which consumes the sacrifices on the altar.

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  • 5, 7-10, 14-22, 26-28, a later expansion of the blood-ritual to be performed by the high-priest when he enters the Holy of Holies, with which is combined the strange ceremony of the goat which is sent away into the wilderness to Azazel.

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  • i into an annual ceremony; in any case directions as to the annual performance of the rite must originally have preceded vv.

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  • AUTO-DA-FE, more correctly AUTO-DE-FE (act of faith),rthe name of the ceremony during the course of which the sentences of the Spanish inquisition were read and executed.

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  • 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.

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  • Sometimes those who were condemned to the flames were burned on the night following the ceremony.

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  • 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."

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  • The earliest record of the ceremony at the coronation of an English king dates from the accession of Richard II.

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  • the ceremony was allowed to lapse, but at the coronation of King Edward VII.

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  • Union with the Catholic Church was accompanied by the introduction of the ecclesiastical ceremony of anointing, a change decidedly favourable to elective rule.

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  • We recognize indeed the sacramental meal and the sanctity of the ox; but the animal may have acquired this sanctity temporarily through contact with the altar; we need not suppose an ox-clan - the priest was merely, ovrns " the herdsman "- nor assume the permanent sanctity of the ox, nor the belief that the deity was permanently incarnate in the ox: the main parts of the ceremony can be explained as cattle-magic intended to appease the rest of the oxen or to prevent them suffering sympathetically through the death of one.

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  • 6 The " Holy Marriage " was celebrated in many parts of Greece, and certain details of the ritual suggest that it was of great antiquity: here and there it may have had the significance of vegetation-magic, like the marriage of the Lord and Lady of May; but generally it seems to have been only regarded as a divine counterpart to the human ceremony.

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  • the lord mayor of Cork was created admiral of the port, and this office is manifested in a triennial ceremony in which the mayor throws a dart over the harbour.

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  • He, a simple citizen, from pure patriotism, thus mediated between the crown and the people, as the Hungarian palatines were wont to do in years gone by, and it was the wish of the diet that Deal(should exercise the functions of a palatine at the solemn ceremony of the coronation.

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  • It has been disputed whether the ceremony took place actually in the meadow or on Magna Carta or Charter Island lying off it.

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  • In front of it was the columna bellica, where the ceremony of declaring war by the fetialis was performed.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.'

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Its separate chapters are interpolated in the Yasna in order to produce a modified - or expanded - Yasna ceremony.

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  • On the Saturday night the ceremony consists of three items: (a) benediction over a cup of wine (common to many other Jewish functions); (b) benediction over a lighted taper, of which possibly the origin is utilitarian, as no light might be kindled on the Sabbath day, but the rite may be symbolical; and (c) benediction over a box of sweet-smelling spices.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Here also are kept the sword and shield of Edward III., still used in the coronation ceremony.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 2.) In England the ceremony of kissing the sovereign's hand, and some other acts which are performed kneeling, may be described as forms of adoration.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Although there were variations in the ceremony itself and in its date, the central idea was the death and resurrection of Adonis.

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  • This festival, like that at Athens, was held late in summer; at Byblus, where the mourning ceremony preceded, it took place in spring.

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  • 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).

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  • Mahomet, anxious to invest the call with the dignity of a ceremony, took counsel of his followers.

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  • The ceremony of the tawaf and the worship of stone fetishes was common to Mecca with other ancient Arabian sanctuaries.'

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  • z Before Islam the Ka`ba was opened every Monday and Thursday; in the time of Ibn Jubair it was opened with considerable ceremony every Monday and Friday, and daily in the month Rajab.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In the afternoon the essential ceremony begins; it consists simply in "standing" on Arafa shouting "Labbeyka" and reciting prayers and texts till sunset.

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  • 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.

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  • The ceremony of the formal admission of a Benedictine abbot in medieval times is thus prescribed by the consuetudinary of Abingdon.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • It is possible that this common ceremony of Roman law suggested the triple abrenunciatio of Satan.

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  • Like the legal ceremony, baptism freed the believer from one (Satan) who, by the mere fact of the believer's birth, had power of death over him.

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  • The ceremony of turning to the west three times with renunciation of the Evil One, then to the east, is exactly paralleled in a rite of purification by water common among the Malays and described by Skeat in his book on Malay magic. If the Malay rite is not derived through Nlahommedanism from Christianity, it is a remarkable example of how similar psychological conditions can produce almost identical rites.

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  • He induced the archbishop of York, assisted by the bishops of London and Salisbury, to perform the ceremony.

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  • He had wholly misjudged the situation; Becket made neither promises nor threats, but three weeks after he reached Canterbury publicly excommunicated the bishops of London and Salisbury for the part that they had taken in the coronation of the young king, and suspended from their functions the other prelates who had been present at the ceremony.

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  • Before the coronation ceremony he had issued crwned.

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  • and the ceremony took place in August.

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  • "Trample on me without ceremony," he wrote to Kossuth on this occasion, "but for God's sake don't use the nimbus of your popularity to plunge Hungary into chaos."

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  • The simplicity of this ceremony recommended it for very general use, particularly in the army when on service.

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  • The place where the ceremony was performed was not fixed, but selected with a view to the matter in hand.

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  • BUPHONIA, in Greek antiquities, a sacrificial ceremony, forming part of the Diipolia, a religious festival held on the 14th of the month Skirophorion (June - July) at Athens, when a labouring ox was sacrificed to Zeus Polieus as protector of the city in accordance with a very ancient custom.

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  • the cantors, &c., who were most conspicuous in the ceremony.

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  • This ceremony was of great importance.

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  • 6 (where the national fast was conjoined with the ceremony of pouring out water before the Lord); Jer.

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  • A Séance Royale was notified for the 22nd and workmen were sent to prepare the Salle des Menus Plaisirs for the ceremony.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • of ceremony the drum only is used - this instrument being always open at one end and tapped by the fingers.

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  • The ceremony was made the occasion of a great demonstration of friendship between the two nations.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The bishops and clergy who were present at the coronation protested against this surrender, and a tumult arising, the ceremony had to be abandoned.

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  • It was otherwise known for an annual religious ceremony, the traditional origin of which is related in the story of Jephthah's vow and sacrifice (Judg.

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  • It was the scene of the coronation (a religious ceremony) of Abimelech (Judg.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Harrison (Myths and Monuments of Ancient Athens, xxvii.- xxxvi.) as a fiction to explain the ceremony performed by the two maidens called Arrephori.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • (b) The ceremony of exorcism was often performed in order to free the catechumen from evil spirits.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The bishops, headed by Ivo, bishop of Chartres, refused to attend the ceremony of marriage, but one was found to perform it.

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  • The coronation ceremony took place at Konigsberg on the 18th of January 1701.

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  • 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.

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  • Their efforts relieved her of concern about the ceremony.

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  • My parents, now residing in Florida, would attend the ceremony along with my older brother and his family who would fly in from Seattle, Oregon.

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  • She'd thought his wall of swords, daggers, axes, and other medieval weapons were for ceremony.

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  • Maybe have the ceremony at Mount Greylock, and the reception here.

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  • Dean sent two dress shirts with neckties and a card of congratula­tions but did not attend the ceremony.

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  • I just said the ceremony wasn't.

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  • It dawned on him he really hadn't seen much of Damian at all since the ceremony.

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  • Your marriage ceremony bound you to him.

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  • His intention - -to complete the mating ceremony - -exploded into her thoughts.

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  • When the moon is at its highest, see that she's brought to me in the great hall for the ceremony.

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  • The New Village sign was erected adjacent to Fords Green on Sunday June 24, at a ceremony around midday.

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  • Tony Blair was so vain that all he could think about was the glory of the opening ceremony.

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  • The wedding ceremony at the hotel was conducted by a minister.

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  • airy conservatory has direct access to the patio garden and creates an ideal room for an intimate ceremony.

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  • John Blow wrote a new anthem for the opening ceremony.

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  • Rowan Williams legally became 104th archbishop of Canterbury in a medieval ceremony at St Paul's Cathedral in early December.

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  • attend the short opening ceremony.

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  • attestation ceremony.

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  • awards ceremony is being held in the London on Thursday 12 October 2006.

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  • ayahuasca ceremony, at night, with Don Pedro Leon.

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  • OPENING CEREMONY The Olympic flame will be ignited by a gasoline bomb thrown by a native of the city wearing the traditional balaclava.

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  • bandsmanening ceremony in the afternoon eventually started, despite the professional bandsmen losing themselves all over Brighton.

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  • welsh baritone Bryn Terfel has been awarded the Queen's Medal for Music in a ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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  • booby prize category at Plain English Campaign's annual awards ceremony.

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  • Hold the bride's bouquet during the wedding ceremony.

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  • bravery awards ceremony held at 10 Downing Street recently.

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  • The Kent police Band performed at a police bravery awards ceremony held at 10 Downing Street recently.

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  • bride's bouquet during the wedding ceremony.

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  • This unfortunately often hurts the bridesmaid 's chances of looking pretty during the ceremony.

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  • bridesmaid's chances of looking pretty during the ceremony.

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  • caduceus fanfares provide music for the Declaration of High Sheriff ceremony held in Aylesbury town center.

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  • He was created cardinal by Pope John Paul II at a ceremony (consistory) in Rome last Wednesday, 21 February.

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  • Delivered by a celebrant One of our fully trained professional Celebrants can carry out the ceremony for you according to the choices you make.

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  • The General Registrar has allowed humanist celebrants to sanction a wedding ceremony, after a long campaign by the Humanist Organization.

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  • In addition to hosting your wedding reception celebration the hotel is also ideal for your wedding ceremony.

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  • Once the ceremony was finished the thousands of people who had lined the streets began to queue to pass the cenotaph.

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  • 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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  • Ceremony of the sacrament of Marriage This ceremony of the sacrament of Marriage This Ceremony consists of several key parts.

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  • Around 750 people attended the glittering ceremony on Monday May 10.

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  • Yet there are people who actually attend the ceremony in carriages where the plain white robes have been hung up instead of proper blinds.

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  • Her Majesty the Queen has been invited to perform an official opening ceremony in the summer.

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  • You are welcome to hold a wedding ceremony conducted by a minister at the hotel.

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  • Chief Constable Matt Baggott officially opened the room with a plaque unveiling ceremony in June 2005.

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  • ceremony conducted by a minister at the hotel.

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  • ceremony at the guildhall in Windsor.

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  • In which case for the marriage to be valid a civil ceremony is required prior to the religious ceremony.

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  • The prizes are presented at the School's annual Prize-giving ceremony in November.

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  • This prestigious ceremony was hosted by HC2000, Europe's largest, most comprehensive health informatics event.

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  • On Holocaust Memorial Day itself there will be a non-religious ceremony at the Holywell Music Room.

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  • There are two ways of getting married in Scotland, by a religious ceremony or a civil ceremony.

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  • She rallied hundreds of donors and helped organize a lavish ceremony.

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  • The graduation ceremony took place on Fidel Castro's birthday.

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  • The last time we saw a superb opening ceremony was in Turin for the Winter Olympics.

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  • The awards ceremony is being held in the London on Thursday 12 October 2006.

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  • Performed at the closing ceremony of the World Expo 2000, Hannover.

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  • What that indicates is there was a marriage ceremony.

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  • Rev Dr. Nicholas Heap, catholic chaplain to the college, accompanied the pupils to the ceremony.

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  • choreographed the opening ceremony dance.

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  • civil ceremony is required prior to the religious ceremony.

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  • Ceremonies Austrian law recognizes only civil marriages however, a religious ceremony may be performed after a civil marriage has been solemnized.

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  • Ceremonies Austrian law recognizes only civil marriages however, a religious ceremony may be performed after a civil marriage has been solemnized.

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  • Wedding ceremony: Giving of rings with, if you can, a tight close-up of the hands.

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  • Photograph taken at the ceremony to cut the first sod of the Cambrian colliery No 4 Pit.

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  • commemoration ceremony.

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  • commemorative medal by the Mayor to wear at the ceremony.

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  • commencement ceremony.

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  • commendation at a ceremony in the 1st Battalion's headquarters in Chepstow.

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  • commendation certificates at a ceremony at Stratford Police Station on Thursday 3 February.

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  • commendations ceremony at police headquarters in Stafford.

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  • commitment ceremonies Full details about this new non-statutory ceremony offered by the Register Office.

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  • conferred at a ceremony in Canterbury Cathedral.

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  • consecration ceremony on a giant screen.

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  • The bright and airy conservatory has direct access to the patio garden and creates an ideal room for an intimate ceremony.

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  • The decision about who is to be made a cardinal is discussed in a secret consistory, but the ceremony appointing them is public.

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  • Then followed a period of quiet contemplation to end the ceremony.

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  • During the closing ceremony, the Chief Scout promised to send a strong contingent to the 21st World Scout Jamboree.

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  • It was a real cornucopia of Goddess ceremony and celebration.

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  • Everyone present at the wedding ceremony walks up to the front to congratulate the newly married couple.

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  • cox the boat having performed the naming ceremony.

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  • At the Closing Ceremony the flag was carried by Frank Duffy, skip of the wheelchair curling team.

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  • During the Opening Ceremony of the 27th European cystic fibrosis Conference 2004, in Birmingham, Dr. Littlewood was awarded both the above honors.

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  • It is Diamond Jubilee Year, and the Duchess of Albany, Queen Victoria's widowed daughter-in-law, is to perform the opening ceremony.

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  • dedication ceremony will take place on Saturday, 29th July.

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  • degenerate form of Buddhism Ceremony and ritual are emphasized.

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  • detachments from the regiment were present at the ceremony to unveil the memorial.

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  • dignified ceremony.

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  • dignitaryning ceremony on the steps of Pickering War Memorial Hall was performed by Mrs Arthur Kitching, with various civic dignitaries in attendance.

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  • The award ceremony will take place at a gala dinner to be held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester on 28 April.

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  • During the ceremony, the Conservatoire will also confer an Honorary doctorate on city organist Thomas Trotter.

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  • druid groups had discussed a ceremony to be taking place, as people enter the Stone site.

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  • A large number of Earls, Bishops, Abbots, and other ecclesiastics, would swell the procession at the double ceremony.

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  • The ceremony takes place in the one of the private rooms of the former empress.

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  • erected adjacent to Fords Green on Sunday June 24, 2000 at a ceremony around midday.

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  • eurythmics singer Annie Lennox and actress Tilda Swinton will also collect honorary degrees at the Glasgow school's graduation ceremony today.

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  • The body is then exhumed in a family ceremony with a priest.

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  • Orkney Islands Council convener, Hugh Halcro-Johnston, performed the metal cutting ceremony on the 125-metre ro-ro ferry Hrossey.

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  • All short-listed finalists are invited to attend the STAR Awards Ceremony in October 2005 in London.

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  • The Academy Awards ceremony - an emotionally fraught, " and the winner is.. .

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  • full dress Dress You will be required to wear full academic dress at the ceremony.

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  • He was buried the following day in a small, private ceremony; typically, he wanted no fuss made over his death.

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  • gala ceremony at the Europa Hotel in Belfast, attended by more than 400 guests.

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  • The Thai wedding ceremony takes place near the beach under a small gazebo decorated with tropical flowers.

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  • glittering ceremony on Monday May 10.

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  • glitzy ceremony in Mayfair's Berkeley Square Gardens with rugby star boyfriend Gavin Henson.

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  • My new godson Ben had his baptism ceremony during High Mass on Sunday morning.

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  • graduation ceremony took place on Fidel Castro's birthday.

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  • The winter graduation ceremony would be held on Friday 3 December 1999.

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  • I would like to nominate my great granddad to perform the opening ceremony of your new look store in March on August 31.

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  • graveside ceremony with just the Chaplain and the four of us.

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  • groundbreaking ceremony took place on June 18, 1991.

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  • handfasting ceremony, we decided to make tracks home.

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  • The Service was a most impressive one, and was rendered with all due ceremony and with great heartiness.

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  • honorary graduands in the 15 minutes prior to each degree ceremony.

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  • Our comedy host and his beautiful hostess will present this spoof Oscar ceremony.

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  • hurts the bridesmaid 's chances of looking pretty during the ceremony.

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  • Witnesses You will need two witnesses to be present during the wedding ceremony, both of whom are not immediate family members.

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  • This is the year in which Queen Victoria held her Diamond Jubilee in truly imperial pomp and ceremony.

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  • inaugural awards ceremony on 4 December was a sell-out affair.

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  • Premier artist Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols was also inducted at the recent ceremony.

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  • initiation ceremony for new staff involves setting fire to my best pair.

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  • The period keyboard instruments in the collection can be used during the Ceremony.

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  • internationalism in each school to take part in the opening ceremony?

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  • investiture ceremony on 1st July, 1969, the Standard for Wales was flown from Caernarfon Castle's Eagle Tower.

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  • kava ceremony and the presentation of fine mats, local leaders encourage a return to the best aspects of Samoan culture.

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  • keyboard instruments in the collection can be used during the Ceremony.

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  • Ben refuses to wear a kilt to the ceremony.

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  • knighted with a sword, especially designed for the the ceremony.

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  • They were interred with great pomp and ceremony, and amid the universal and heartfelt lamentations of the Scottish nation.

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  • licensed for civil ceremonies with a choice of an indoor ceremony or outdoor ceremony in the delightful gazebo.

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  • low-key ceremony on the beaches of the US Virgin Islands.

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  • This ceremony is also special because it marks the first public outing for a new mace.

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  • marriage ceremony.

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  • Everyone present at the wedding ceremony walks up to the front to congratulate the newly married couple.

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  • marry happy pair, who are visiting Edinburgh for the first time, were married in a 30-minute ceremony.

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  • It may be possible that the ceremony was what is known is research circles as a Prestonian funeral i.e. a purely Masonic ceremony.

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  • visited the Mausoleum of Chiang Kai-shek where we were entertained by the elaborate changing of the guard ceremony.

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  • Notice that at the ceremony for Shaun White, the American silver medalist was pretty much ignored.

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  • no-brainer way to spruce up your ceremony site.

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  • nuptial ceremony was performed on Sunday the 20th July, 1235.

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  • The priest will adapt the ceremony to suit the occasion.

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  • These can be ceremony officiants, members of your local humanist group, or the Education Officer.

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  • officiated at the opening ceremony on 5 March.

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  • officiateal Wedding Ceremony For the wedding of Salvationists the flag should be held or placed behind the officiating officer.

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  • opening ceremony was in Turin for the Winter Olympics.

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  • At this opening ceremony LBC OSCARS will be awarded in a series of categories, from best outtake, to best dog.

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  • Church bells pealed across the sprawling estate an hour later, signaling the romantic, candlelit ceremony was over.

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  • The event honored international philanthropists and it was the first time the ceremony has been held outside the United States.

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  • At the ceremony Brigadier Sym described the battle and Pipe-Major Riach played the pibroch, " The Battle of Auldearn " .

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  • The tracks stopped with no ceremony or barrier beyond a thick plank of wood nailed to two posts in the ground.

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  • Blair was quite certain that he was going to be welcomed into the EU inner sanctum with all due pomp and ceremony.

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  • premarital counseling, we can track the positive effects of preventive interventions years after the marriage ceremony.

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  • present at the ceremony.

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  • presentation ceremony.

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  • preside over the ancient ceremony (recently revived) of Beating the Bounds.

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  • presideshould then keep to their plan to ensure that the clergyman or officiant presiding at the ceremony knows which couple is which!

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  • prestigious ceremony in Barcelona.

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  • I was asked, as a druid priestess, to do ceremony there.

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  • A spokesman for the tiny principality 's ruler Prince Rainier would only say he " believed " a ceremony had taken place in Germany.

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