Cortege sentence example

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  • Hundreds of local people attended and followed the cortege the three miles to the cemetery at Leazes for the interment.
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  • He saw the cortege in the light of the gas lamp leading the procession.
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  • The crowds that lined the Dublin footpaths to watch the cortege were honoring the Revolutionary soldier.
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  • The gun carriage was also used for Princess Diana's funeral cortege in 1997.
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  • The cortege would be led through the town accompanied by pipers, horn and flute players and flashlight bearers.
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  • The Royal Scyths who followed the body were accustomed to cut about their faces and arms, and each tribe that the cortege met upon its way had to join it and conform to this expression of grief.
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  • When, then, on the 10th of June 1810, the prince's body was conveyed to Stockholm, and Fersen, in his official capacity as Riksnzarskalk, received it at the barrier and led the funeral cortege into the city, his fine carriage and his splendid robes seemed to the people an open derision of the general grief.
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  • After the hearse set out from the church the horses were unyoked, and it was dragged by students to the cemetery of Montparnasse, the cortege being followed by a sympathetic crowd of some 20,000 people.
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  • Returning to the khan's camp he joined the cortege of one of the Khatuns, who was a Greek princess by birth (probably illegitimate) and in her train travelled to Constantinople, where he had an interview with the emperor Andronikos III.
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  • Six police motorcyclists will escort the cortege to Stormont with two police cars following at the rear.
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  • The populace of the Tiber welcomed and expelled him with equal enthusiasm, and when his body was brought back from exile, the mob went before the cortege and threw mud and stones upon the funeral litter.
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