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mourning

mourning

mourning Sentence Examples

  • She showered and left her room, mourning the loss of her last good friend.

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  • He doesn't get that I'm not going to waste my time mourning when I can live.

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  • I will not be offended if you choose to spend the day in mourning, my friend.

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  • A Country and Western singer was mourning a lost love on Fred's mini boom box.

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  • She was promptly chased away by the mourning women and sulked off to her spot in the window.

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  • He was buried in Greyfriars churchyard, Edinburgh; and his death was the occasion of national mourning in Scotland.

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  • shirts of the natives of the poorer classes, and is, when very dark, the color of mourning; therefore, women at funerals, and generall after a death, smear themselves with it.

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  • Perhaps the use of ashes in mourning had the same origin.

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  • Was this passage written when Aristotle was mourning for his friend?

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  • The idea of communicating with the departed was naturally attractive even to the merely curious, still more to those who were mourning for lost friends, and most of all to those who believed that this was the commencement of a new revelation.

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  • Soon after Prince Andrew had gone, Princess Mary wrote to her friend Julie Karagina in Petersburg, whom she had dreamed (as all girls dream) of marrying to her brother, and who was at that time in mourning for her own brother, killed in Turkey.

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  • Try as he might, the mourning ladies of dreamland wouldn't return to the empty coffin.

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  • Herodotus, speaking of the sanctity in which some animals were held by the Egyptians, says that the people of every family in which a dog died shaved themselves - their expression of mourning - adding that this was a custom of his own time.

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  • Among Greeks and Arabs, mourners also cut themselves with knives and scratched their faces; the Hebrew law forbade such mourning, and we find the prohibition repeated in many canons of the Eastern churches.

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  • Herodotus, speaking of the sanctity in which some animals were held by the Egyptians, says that the people of every family in which a dog died shaved themselves - their expression of mourning - adding that this was a custom of his own time.

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  • The chest in the passage was the place of mourning for the younger female generation in the Rostov household.

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  • He would render the verse, "In that day there shall be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of the women who weep for Tammuz-Adon" (A don means lord).

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  • He would render the verse, "In that day there shall be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of the women who weep for Tammuz-Adon" (A don means lord).

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  • You have to make a choice that day: to continue living or to start mourning, she started angrily.

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  • For some time after his succession Afghanistan was in a state of anarchy, and his rebellious half-brothers overran the country while he remained at Kandahar mourning the loss of a favourite son.

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  • The queen witnessed the wedding from the private pew or box of St George's Chapel, Windsor, but she wore the deep mourning which she was never wholly to put off to the end of her life, and she took no part in the festivities of the wedding.

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  • Even his sister wore no mourning for him until she arrived at Vienna and saw that this was expected of her.

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  • Iseult of Ireland lands to find the city in mourning for its lord; hastening to the bier, she lays herself down beside Tristan, and with one last embrace expires.

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  • 11, where an allusion is seen by some to the mourning for King Josiah, slain in battle at Megiddo.

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  • la Roquette, "is not alone a misfortune for England, but a cause of mourning for France and humanity."

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  • The finest skins when dyed black are used very largely in America in place of the dyed black fox so fashionable for mourning wear in Great Britain and France.

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  • The Russian court went into mourning for the last of the Condes, and diplomatic relations with Paris were broken off.

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  • In 1893 the country, on the expiration of the royal mourning, began to take a more than usual interest in the affairs of the royal family.

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  • He not only caused the mourning for the death of Hosain and other Shiite festivals to be celebrated at Bagdad, but also allowed imprecations against Moawiya and even against Mahomet's wife Ayesha and the caliphs Abu Bekr, Omar and Othman, to be posted up at the doors of the mosques.

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  • A public mourning followed, which lasted six days, and Cambyses accompanied the corpse to the tomb.

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  • He died in Turin on the 20th of March 1894; his body was taken to Pesth, where he was buried amid the mourning of the whole.

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  • For widows or deep mourning the peculiar cut of the local costume is preserved, but carried out entirely in black.

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  • A similar feeling of pride at the completion of a great career is expressed in the memorial lines which he composed to be placed under his bust after death,- "Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men."

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  • A similar feeling of pride at the completion of a great career is expressed in the memorial lines which he composed to be placed under his bust after death,- "Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men."

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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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  • In remembrance of these victims of popular wrath Jalal-uddin founded the order of the Maulawi (in Turkish Mevlevi) dervishes, famous for their piety as well as for their peculiar garb of mourning, their music and their mystic dance (sama), which is the outward representation of the circling movement of the spheres, and the inward symbol of the circling movement of the soul caused by the vibrations of a Sufi's fervent love to God.

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  • In keeping with this, her festivals at Naxos present a double character; the one, full of mourning and sadness, represents her death or abandonment by Theseus, the other, full of joy and revelry, celebrates her awakening from sleep and marriage with Dionysus.

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  • The day of his burial was a day of national mourning, and rightly so, for Baross had dedicated his whole time and genius to the promotion of his country's prosperity.

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  • His dying boast, that "no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.

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  • There was a tendency in time of misfortune to revert to earlier rites (illustrated in some ancient mourning customs), and it may have been some old disused practice revived under the pressure of national distress.

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  • The Demeter of Cnidus in the British Museum, of the school of Praxiteles, apparently shows her mourning for the loss of her daughter.

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  • Especially among the lower races the dead are regarded as hostile; the Australian avoids the grave even of a kinsman and elaborate ceremonies of mourning are found amongst most primitive peoples, whose object seems to be to rid the living of the danger they run by association with the ghost of the dead.

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  • There is much that is striking and original in his history of marriage (Die ji dische Hochzeit in nachbiblischer Zeit, 1860), and of mourning customs (Die Leichenfeierlichkeiten im nachbiblischen Judenthum, 1861), his contributions to the sources of the Arabian Nights (Zur rabbinischen Sprach-und Sagenkunde, 1873), and his notes on rabbinic antiquities (Beitrage zur rabbinischen Sprachund Altertumskunde, 1893).

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  • But after cremation came in a mourning procession of servants and chiefs carrying the body to the funeral pyre to be burnt by the demondressed priests, after which the crowd of wives and slaves were exhorted to serve their lord faithfully in the next world, were sacrificed and their bodies burnt.

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  • An interesting example of the long plain variety is afforded by the prisoners of Lachish before Sennacherib (701 B.C.); the circumstances and a comparison of the details would point to its being essentially a simple dress indicative of mourning and humiliation.

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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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  • She wore mourning for her father in 1701, and before his death James is said to have written to his daughter asking for her protection for his family; but the recognition of his son by Louis XIV.

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  • in the phrase "the mourning of (or at) Hadadrimmon" (Zech.

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  • The women alone put on mourning attire, by dyeing their veils, shirts, &c., dark blue, with indigo; and they stain their hands, and smear the walls, with the same color.

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  • McKinley's funeral took place at Canton, Ohio, on the 1 9 th of September, the occasion being remarkable for the public manifestations of mourning, not only in the United States, but in Great Britain and other countries; in Canton a memorial tomb has been erected.

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  • The women alone put on mourning attire, by dyeing their veils, shirts, &c., dark blue, with indigo; and they stain their hands, and smear the walls, with the same color.

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  • the king, weary of the tactics of a minority which for years had terrorized every majority and prevented the government from exercising its proper constitutional functions, had resolved to show the Magyars that he was prepared to rule unconstitu 1 The Austrian court resented especially the decree proclaiming national mourning for Louis Kossuth, though no minister was present at the funeral.

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  • Gratitude for his achievements and sorrow for his death found expression in universal mourning wherein king and peasant equally joined.

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  • In Spain, indeed, it became customary to close the churches altogether as a sign of mourning; but this practice was condemned by the council of Toledo (633).

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  • At the funeral of men there is much mourning, the female relatives cutting or tearing their hair off and plastering their faces with clay, but for women no public ceremonies took place.

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  • Greek and Roman authors have much to say about Apis, the marks by which the black bull-calf was recognized, the manner of his conception by a ray from heaven, his house at Memphis with court for disporting himself, the mode of prognostication from his actions, the mourning at his death, his costly burial and the rejoicings throughout the country when a new Apis was found.

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  • See articles on mourning customs in the Bible Dictionaries, and, for special studies, Buchler, Zeit.

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  • Forbes, The Lyon in Mourning (1895-1896); Andrew Lang, Pickle, the Spy (1897), and Prince Charles Edward (1900); R.

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  • Demeter, clad in black (hence µEXaiva) in token of mourning for her daughter and wrath with Poseidon, retired into a cave.

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  • The end of the period of mourning for the late king was the signal for a succession of gaieties, during which the queen displayed a passion for amusement and excitement which led to unfortunate results.

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  • He fell ill before he could take the field, and died on the 9th of February 1709, his death calling forth exceptional signs of mourning from all classes.

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  • Many rules of etiquette govern the proper conduct of the chopsticks; laying them across the bowl is a sign that the guest wishes to leave the table; they are not used during a time of mourning, when food is eaten with the fingers; and various methods of handling them form a secret code of signalling.

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  • In the centre the colossal statue of Luther rises, on a pedestal at the base of which are sitting figures of Peter Waldo, Wycliffe, Hus and Savonarola, the heralds of the Reformation; at the corners of the platform, on lower pedestals, are statues of Luther's contemporaries, Melanchthon, Reuchlin, Philip of Hesse, and Frederick the Wise of Saxony, between which are allegorical figures of Magdeburg (mourning), Spires (protesting) and Augsburg (confessing).

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  • But he was detained a whole year in the former country, by a rising of the Shiites in Kuf a, who were still in mourning for Hosain and had formed an army which called itself "the army of the penitent."

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  • mourning for the loss of her husband.

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  • Even if Lilith wasn't meant to be his mate, she didn't deserve such a brutal death.  She didn't deserve death at all.  Instead of mourning a son, Kris could've spent the past few thousand years raising a successor.

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  • On the 2nd of June 1882 his death at Caprera plunged Italy into mourning.

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  • At Ecbatana the death of Hephaestion for a time plunged Alexander into a passion of mourning.

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  • Yet, in spite of all, his jovial disposition and good-humoured cynicism saved him from unpopularity, and rendered his death an occasion of mourning.

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  • After the burial a funeral feast is held in the house of mourning.

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  • In the West the custom, long universal, of marking the seasons of the ecclesiastical year and the more prominent fasts and festivals by the colour of the vestments of clergy and altar dates, approximately, from the 12th century: the subject is mentioned (c. 1200) in the treatise of Innocent III., De sacro altaris mysterio (cap. 10), where the rules are laid down which are still essentially those of the Roman Church,' though the liturgical colours were only four, violet belonging to the category of black - as that of mourning.

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  • A special manufacture is that of red shawls, used throughout the department of Oran by Jewish women when in mourning.

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  • We know that in Herodotus's day, and long before, the discovery of the new Apis was the occasion of universal rejoicing, and his death of universal mourning.

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  • The etymology of this last name has been much disputed, but there seems now to be little doubt that it is derived from the Old High German chara, meaning suffering or mourning.

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  • known as Dominica passionis, Passion Sunday, and the Western Church treated it as a day, not of rejoicing, but of mourning.

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  • They observe the 10th of Muharram, the day of `Ashura, as a day of public mourning.

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  • (3) Ebel Rabbathi (" ` great weeping "), or, euphemistically, Semahoth (" joys "), on mourning customs and rules.

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  • He recalls the mourning in the doomed city; the children dying of hunger in the streets; the prophets deluding the people with vain hopes.

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  • Among the very religious during the mourning month (Muharram) the shirt is at times dyed black.

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  • It was during his stay in England that the shah, for two or three days without his grand vizier, who was mourning for the death of his brother, listened to bad advice and granted a concession for the monopoly of lotteries in Persia to a Persian subject.

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  • But on account of the mourning in which several courts were thrown through the death of the king of Italy (July 29) and the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (July 30), the visits to England, Germany and Italy were abandoned.

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  • the prohibition of mourning to Aaron and his sons (vv.

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  • Having gone to England in 1792 to endeavour to raise money on her jewels, she was on her return accused before the Revolutionary Tribunal of having dissipated the treasures of the state, conspired against the republic, and worn, in London, "mourning for the tyrant."

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  • For the regular period of 27 months, commonly spoken of as three years, he observed all the rules of mourning.

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  • When their master thus died, his disciples buried him with great pomp. A multitude of them built huts near his grave, and remained there, mourning as for a father, for nearly three years; and when all the rest were gone, Tze-kung, the last of his favourite three, continued alone by the grave for another period of the same duration.

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  • The fifth heaven: the watchers mourning for their fallen brethren.

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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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  • Their funeral mourning consists of abstaining from drink and eating raw beef, and they use a wooden log for a coffin.

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  • In many parts of Germany the seasons of Lent and Advent are still marked by the use of emblems of mourning in the churches, by the frequency of certain phrases (Kyrie eleison, Agnus Dei) and the absence of others (Hallelujah, Gloria in excelsis) in the liturgical services, by abstinence from some of the usual social festivities, and by the non-celebration of marriages.

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  • A widow must shave her head, smear her body with black and the exudations of the corpse, and wear mourning for a long time.

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  • Mourning is expressed by fasting, by shaving the head and face, or by cutting off the little finger.

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  • Isis wandered, mourning, in search of the body, as Demeter sought Persephone, and perhaps in Plutarch's late version some incidents may be borrowed from the Eleusinian legend.

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  • 38) resembling men tied hand and foot, which were taken down to the ancient bridge over the Tiber (pons sublicius) on the 14th of May by the pontifices and magistrates, with the flaminica Dialis in mourning guise, and there thrown into the Tiber by the Vestal virgins.

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  • With her sister Nephthys, Isis is frequently represented as watching the body of Osiris or mourning his death.

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  • present and future destiny on earth, there is written nothing save " lamentation, and mourning, and woe."

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  • 1 1920, was followed by demonstrations of mourning throughout India, showing his remarkable hold on the popular mind.

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  • He doesn't get that I'm not going to waste my time mourning when I can live.

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  • You have to make a choice that day: to continue living or to start mourning, she started angrily.

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  • She showered and left her room, mourning the loss of her last good friend.

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  • She was promptly chased away by the mourning women and sulked off to her spot in the window.

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  • A Country and Western singer was mourning a lost love on Fred's mini boom box.

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  • Even if Lilith wasn't meant to be his mate, she didn't deserve such a brutal death.  She didn't deserve death at all.  Instead of mourning a son, Kris could've spent the past few thousand years raising a successor.

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  • Try as he might, the mourning ladies of dreamland wouldn't return to the empty coffin.

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  • I will not be offended if you choose to spend the day in mourning, my friend.

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  • The city may be in mourning, but the numerous church services and candlelight vigils help provide some emotional catharsis.

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  • A mourning broach making a sad counterpoint to the mourning rings on her hands.

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  • Verse 16 deals with the righteous dead in general; verses 13 and 14 with the particular individuals whose death they were mourning.

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  • It seems no one was mourning the demise of the man who made Labor electable.

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  • The mourning period is an unseemly time to have a financial ding-dong.

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  • After his death the mourning pupil wrote a funeral dirge (1908) in memory of his master.

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  • He's seen mourning against the arched doorway of a crypt where Giselle is buried.

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  • mourning dove Zenaida macroura Fairly common, small numbers seen every day.

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  • The ancient association of women with tears was often elided with this intensified Reformed concern over excessive or improper mourning (23 ).

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  • The majority of men donned black ties, and many women also wore some emblem of mourning.

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  • grievegrieving mother had given birth to him in a chamber draped with black mourning.

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  • mourning dove Zenaida macroura Fairly common, small numbers seen every day.

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  • mourning the demise of the man who made Labor electable.

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  • mourning rituals are carried out by the relatives.

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  • mourning over the body of their dead friend in the above scene was hilarious.

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  • Presently a lady dressed in deep mourning passed along.

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  • mourning for the victims Friday.

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  • And I hadn't visited the necropolis because I was mourning Khufu, but because I was angry with him for leaving me.

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  • I Hamlet's mourning black seems to be a form of armor which Milton's poetic personae prefer to wear.

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  • At the so-called sewage ponds here we recorded a nice male Mourning Wheatear (new!

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  • Her recent images from Stages of Mourning are included in a publication on women's photographic self portraiture (Masquerade, Iris 2004 ).

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  • Queen Hatshepsut's temple had more brown necked ravens but the real gem was a male mourning wheatear right by the coach.

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  • Mama Ike quickly retorted " we are in mourning no-one has had time to cook.

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  • ring-necked dove is very similar to the African Mourning Dove (Streptopelia decipiens) but it lacks the red orbital ring.

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  • The invocation to Book 9 likewise frames mourning as empowering, in this instance as a particularly strategic defense against the charge of agency.

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  • symbolizeds of people, including the families of victims, wore black or yellow ribbons, symbolizing mourning and hope.

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  • A Grecian urn is draped in a cloth to symbolize mourning.

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  • He died in Turin on the 20th of March 1894; his body was taken to Pesth, where he was buried amid the mourning of the whole.

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  • On the 2nd of June 1882 his death at Caprera plunged Italy into mourning.

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  • For widows or deep mourning the peculiar cut of the local costume is preserved, but carried out entirely in black.

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  • s His dying boast, that " no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.

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  • At Ecbatana the death of Hephaestion for a time plunged Alexander into a passion of mourning.

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  • Many rules of etiquette govern the proper conduct of the chopsticks; laying them across the bowl is a sign that the guest wishes to leave the table; they are not used during a time of mourning, when food is eaten with the fingers; and various methods of handling them form a secret code of signalling.

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  • At the funeral of men there is much mourning, the female relatives cutting or tearing their hair off and plastering their faces with clay, but for women no public ceremonies took place.

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  • Yet, in spite of all, his jovial disposition and good-humoured cynicism saved him from unpopularity, and rendered his death an occasion of mourning.

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  • Gratitude for his achievements and sorrow for his death found expression in universal mourning wherein king and peasant equally joined.

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  • But during the 18th century, though the strict observance of the Lenten fast was generally abandoned, it was still observed and inculcated by the more earnest of the clergy, such as William Law and John Wesley; and the custom of women wearing mourning in Lent, which had been followed by Queen Elizabeth and her court, survived until well into the 19th century.

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  • The idea of communicating with the departed was naturally attractive even to the merely curious, still more to those who were mourning for lost friends, and most of all to those who believed that this was the commencement of a new revelation.

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  • Here also are found the sage thrasher, Le Conte's thrasher, the Texas nighthawk, Baird's woodpecker, and the mourning dove.

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  • Demeter, clad in black (hence µEXaiva) in token of mourning for her daughter and wrath with Poseidon, retired into a cave.

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  • The Demeter of Cnidus in the British Museum, of the school of Praxiteles, apparently shows her mourning for the loss of her daughter.

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  • The prophecy saved his life, though many desired his death, and the rumour of it produced general mourning in Jerusalem.

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  • He was buried in Greyfriars churchyard, Edinburgh; and his death was the occasion of national mourning in Scotland.

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  • Even his sister wore no mourning for him until she arrived at Vienna and saw that this was expected of her.

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  • After the burial a funeral feast is held in the house of mourning.

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  • Especially among the lower races the dead are regarded as hostile; the Australian avoids the grave even of a kinsman and elaborate ceremonies of mourning are found amongst most primitive peoples, whose object seems to be to rid the living of the danger they run by association with the ghost of the dead.

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  • In remembrance of these victims of popular wrath Jalal-uddin founded the order of the Maulawi (in Turkish Mevlevi) dervishes, famous for their piety as well as for their peculiar garb of mourning, their music and their mystic dance (sama), which is the outward representation of the circling movement of the spheres, and the inward symbol of the circling movement of the soul caused by the vibrations of a Sufi's fervent love to God.

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  • In keeping with this, her festivals at Naxos present a double character; the one, full of mourning and sadness, represents her death or abandonment by Theseus, the other, full of joy and revelry, celebrates her awakening from sleep and marriage with Dionysus.

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  • There is much that is striking and original in his history of marriage (Die ji dische Hochzeit in nachbiblischer Zeit, 1860), and of mourning customs (Die Leichenfeierlichkeiten im nachbiblischen Judenthum, 1861), his contributions to the sources of the Arabian Nights (Zur rabbinischen Sprach-und Sagenkunde, 1873), and his notes on rabbinic antiquities (Beitrage zur rabbinischen Sprachund Altertumskunde, 1893).

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  • In the West the custom, long universal, of marking the seasons of the ecclesiastical year and the more prominent fasts and festivals by the colour of the vestments of clergy and altar dates, approximately, from the 12th century: the subject is mentioned (c. 1200) in the treatise of Innocent III., De sacro altaris mysterio (cap. 10), where the rules are laid down which are still essentially those of the Roman Church,' though the liturgical colours were only four, violet belonging to the category of black - as that of mourning.

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  • la Roquette, "is not alone a misfortune for England, but a cause of mourning for France and humanity."

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  • the king, weary of the tactics of a minority which for years had terrorized every majority and prevented the government from exercising its proper constitutional functions, had resolved to show the Magyars that he was prepared to rule unconstitu 1 The Austrian court resented especially the decree proclaiming national mourning for Louis Kossuth, though no minister was present at the funeral.

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  • An interesting example of the long plain variety is afforded by the prisoners of Lachish before Sennacherib (701 B.C.); the circumstances and a comparison of the details would point to its being essentially a simple dress indicative of mourning and humiliation.

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  • See articles on mourning customs in the Bible Dictionaries, and, for special studies, Buchler, Zeit.

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  • in the phrase "the mourning of (or at) Hadadrimmon" (Zech.

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  • According to Jerome and all the older Christian interpreters, the mourning for something that occurred at a place called Hadadrimmon (Maximianopolis) in the valley of Megiddo is meant, the event alluded to being generally held to be the death of Josiah (or, as in the Targum, the death of Ahab at the hands of Hadadrimmon); but more recently the opinion has been gaining ground that Hadadrimmon is merely another name for Adonis or Tammuz, the allusion being to the mournings by which the Adonis festivals were usually accompanied (Hitzig on Zech.

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  • A public mourning followed, which lasted six days, and Cambyses accompanied the corpse to the tomb.

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  • 11, where an allusion is seen by some to the mourning for King Josiah, slain in battle at Megiddo.

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  • For some time after his succession Afghanistan was in a state of anarchy, and his rebellious half-brothers overran the country while he remained at Kandahar mourning the loss of a favourite son.

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  • A special manufacture is that of red shawls, used throughout the department of Oran by Jewish women when in mourning.

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  • (See Beaumarchais.) The end of the period of mourning for the late king was the signal for a succession of gaieties, during which the queen displayed a passion for amusement and excitement which led to unfortunate results.

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  • The queen witnessed the wedding from the private pew or box of St George's Chapel, Windsor, but she wore the deep mourning which she was never wholly to put off to the end of her life, and she took no part in the festivities of the wedding.

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  • In 1893 the country, on the expiration of the royal mourning, began to take a more than usual interest in the affairs of the royal family.

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  • There was a tendency in time of misfortune to revert to earlier rites (illustrated in some ancient mourning customs), and it may have been some old disused practice revived under the pressure of national distress.

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  • Greek and Roman authors have much to say about Apis, the marks by which the black bull-calf was recognized, the manner of his conception by a ray from heaven, his house at Memphis with court for disporting himself, the mode of prognostication from his actions, the mourning at his death, his costly burial and the rejoicings throughout the country when a new Apis was found.

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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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  • Perhaps the use of ashes in mourning had the same origin.

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  • Iseult of Ireland lands to find the city in mourning for its lord; hastening to the bier, she lays herself down beside Tristan, and with one last embrace expires.

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  • But after cremation came in a mourning procession of servants and chiefs carrying the body to the funeral pyre to be burnt by the demondressed priests, after which the crowd of wives and slaves were exhorted to serve their lord faithfully in the next world, were sacrificed and their bodies burnt.

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  • Was this passage written when Aristotle was mourning for his friend?

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  • We know that in Herodotus's day, and long before, the discovery of the new Apis was the occasion of universal rejoicing, and his death of universal mourning.

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  • On the campus of the institute is a fine statue, "Virginia Mourning Her Dead," by Moses Ezekiel (b.

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  • Forbes, The Lyon in Mourning (1895-1896); Andrew Lang, Pickle, the Spy (1897), and Prince Charles Edward (1900); R.

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  • The finest skins when dyed black are used very largely in America in place of the dyed black fox so fashionable for mourning wear in Great Britain and France.

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  • The etymology of this last name has been much disputed, but there seems now to be little doubt that it is derived from the Old High German chara, meaning suffering or mourning.

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  • In Spain, indeed, it became customary to close the churches altogether as a sign of mourning; but this practice was condemned by the council of Toledo (633).

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  • known as Dominica passionis, Passion Sunday, and the Western Church treated it as a day, not of rejoicing, but of mourning.

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  • He fell ill before he could take the field, and died on the 9th of February 1709, his death calling forth exceptional signs of mourning from all classes.

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  • shirts of the natives of the poorer classes, and is, when very dark, the color of mourning; therefore, women at funerals, and generall after a death, smear themselves with it.

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  • The Russian court went into mourning for the last of the Condes, and diplomatic relations with Paris were broken off.

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  • Prof. Kennett points out to the present writer that the epithet "bald-head" may refer to the sign of mourning for Elisha's lost master (cf.

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  • The day of his burial was a day of national mourning, and rightly so, for Baross had dedicated his whole time and genius to the promotion of his country's prosperity.

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  • In the centre the colossal statue of Luther rises, on a pedestal at the base of which are sitting figures of Peter Waldo, Wycliffe, Hus and Savonarola, the heralds of the Reformation; at the corners of the platform, on lower pedestals, are statues of Luther's contemporaries, Melanchthon, Reuchlin, Philip of Hesse, and Frederick the Wise of Saxony, between which are allegorical figures of Magdeburg (mourning), Spires (protesting) and Augsburg (confessing).

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  • They observe the 10th of Muharram, the day of `Ashura, as a day of public mourning.

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  • But he was detained a whole year in the former country, by a rising of the Shiites in Kuf a, who were still in mourning for Hosain and had formed an army which called itself "the army of the penitent."

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  • He not only caused the mourning for the death of Hosain and other Shiite festivals to be celebrated at Bagdad, but also allowed imprecations against Moawiya and even against Mahomet's wife Ayesha and the caliphs Abu Bekr, Omar and Othman, to be posted up at the doors of the mosques.

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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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  • McKinley's funeral took place at Canton, Ohio, on the 1 9 th of September, the occasion being remarkable for the public manifestations of mourning, not only in the United States, but in Great Britain and other countries; in Canton a memorial tomb has been erected.

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  • She wore mourning for her father in 1701, and before his death James is said to have written to his daughter asking for her protection for his family; but the recognition of his son by Louis XIV.

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  • Among Greeks and Arabs, mourners also cut themselves with knives and scratched their faces; the Hebrew law forbade such mourning, and we find the prohibition repeated in many canons of the Eastern churches.

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  • (3) Ebel Rabbathi (" ` great weeping "), or, euphemistically, Semahoth (" joys "), on mourning customs and rules.

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  • He recalls the mourning in the doomed city; the children dying of hunger in the streets; the prophets deluding the people with vain hopes.

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  • Among the very religious during the mourning month (Muharram) the shirt is at times dyed black.

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  • It was during his stay in England that the shah, for two or three days without his grand vizier, who was mourning for the death of his brother, listened to bad advice and granted a concession for the monopoly of lotteries in Persia to a Persian subject.

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  • But on account of the mourning in which several courts were thrown through the death of the king of Italy (July 29) and the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (July 30), the visits to England, Germany and Italy were abandoned.

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  • the prohibition of mourning to Aaron and his sons (vv.

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  • Having gone to England in 1792 to endeavour to raise money on her jewels, she was on her return accused before the Revolutionary Tribunal of having dissipated the treasures of the state, conspired against the republic, and worn, in London, "mourning for the tyrant."

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  • For the regular period of 27 months, commonly spoken of as three years, he observed all the rules of mourning.

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  • When their master thus died, his disciples buried him with great pomp. A multitude of them built huts near his grave, and remained there, mourning as for a father, for nearly three years; and when all the rest were gone, Tze-kung, the last of his favourite three, continued alone by the grave for another period of the same duration.

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  • The fifth heaven: the watchers mourning for their fallen brethren.

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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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  • Their funeral mourning consists of abstaining from drink and eating raw beef, and they use a wooden log for a coffin.

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  • In many parts of Germany the seasons of Lent and Advent are still marked by the use of emblems of mourning in the churches, by the frequency of certain phrases (Kyrie eleison, Agnus Dei) and the absence of others (Hallelujah, Gloria in excelsis) in the liturgical services, by abstinence from some of the usual social festivities, and by the non-celebration of marriages.

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  • A widow must shave her head, smear her body with black and the exudations of the corpse, and wear mourning for a long time.

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  • Mourning is expressed by fasting, by shaving the head and face, or by cutting off the little finger.

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  • Isis wandered, mourning, in search of the body, as Demeter sought Persephone, and perhaps in Plutarch's late version some incidents may be borrowed from the Eleusinian legend.

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  • 38) resembling men tied hand and foot, which were taken down to the ancient bridge over the Tiber (pons sublicius) on the 14th of May by the pontifices and magistrates, with the flaminica Dialis in mourning guise, and there thrown into the Tiber by the Vestal virgins.

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  • With her sister Nephthys, Isis is frequently represented as watching the body of Osiris or mourning his death.

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  • present and future destiny on earth, there is written nothing save " lamentation, and mourning, and woe."

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  • 1 1920, was followed by demonstrations of mourning throughout India, showing his remarkable hold on the popular mind.

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  • And besides, she is now in mourning.

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  • Queen Hatshepsut 's temple had more brown necked ravens but the real gem was a male mourning wheatear right by the coach.

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  • Mama Ike quickly retorted we are in mourning no-one has had time to cook.

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  • The Ring-necked Dove is very similar to the African Mourning Dove (Streptopelia decipiens) but it lacks the red orbital ring.

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  • They have signed rap star Eminem who will signal the exact moment for mourning to commence with a gangsta rendition of The star-spangled banner.

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  • The invocation to Book 9 likewise frames mourning as empowering, in this instance as a particularly strategic defense against the charge of agency.

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  • Thousands of people, including the families of victims, wore black or yellow ribbons, symbolizing mourning and hope.

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  • A Grecian urn is draped in a cloth to symbolize mourning.

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  • Don't know the difference between a mourning suit and a cutaway?

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  • Even though black is flattering on most women, remember that this color is traditionally associated with mourning.

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  • Black used to be completely inappropriate as a color for wedding guests to wear because it indicated mourning and was said to be bad luck for the union.

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  • His death paralyzed the country, sending hundreds of thousands of fans into mourning.

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  • A Norwegian painter who helped develop expressionism, most of Munch's work is centered on anxiety, sadness, and mourning, basing much of his art on his early childhood experiences of losing both parents and two siblings.

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  • Maybe we are mourning the good old days, when love was forever, or maybe some of us just plain like gossip.

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  • Following the couple's split in November 2006, Kevin Federline didn't seem to waste any time mourning the end of his marriage.

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  • On the morning of June 25, 2009, the entertainment world was mourning the death of actress Farrah Fawcett, who had lost her battle with cancer.

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  • Heath Ledger was loved by many and his death sent not only his close friends and family, but Hollywood, into mourning.

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  • On the morning of June 25, 2009, the entertainment world was mourning the death of actress Farrah Fawcett, who had lost her battle with cancer.

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  • Vicky and the dogs will be able to help each other through this mourning period by walking on the beach together, playing ball (something the two dogs love so much) and simply being together.

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  • Remember, they too are in mourning along with you.

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  • For some groups, not wearing a penis sheath means the man is an adulterer (implying one function of the penis sheath as contraception by inconvenience), feeble minded, or in mourning and temporarily withdrawing from social life.

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  • Not wearing a cache-sexe is a visible statement of a woman's inability or unwillingness to participate in social interaction, as when ill or in mourning.

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  • Mourning Iris (Iris Susiana) - One of the most singular of all flowers, from 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 feet high; the flowers very large and densely spotted and striped with dark purple on a grey ground.

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  • Some of the butterflies attracted to the milkweed nectar are Monarchs, Mourning Cloak, Tiger Swallowtail, and Viceroy.

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  • Comma, Monarch, Mourning Cloak, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, and Tiger Swallowtail are all drawn to the butterfly bush.

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  • Elm trees attract Comma, Mourning Cloak while Willows attract Viceroy.

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  • Black is also out as that indicates mourning and that's the last message you want to convey on your daughter's wedding day!

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  • A black mourning hat for a French fashion or china doll measures 2 1/4 inches high and is from the 1870s.

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  • Mourning is the grieving process an individual experiences in response to the loss (often through death) of someone.

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  • Children experience grief or mourning in very different ways than adults do.

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  • These centers also allow children to participate in their own mourning rituals, which can be a comfort to children and a healthy way to move on.

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  • However, research has shown that children cope more successfully with a death if they feel included in the group that has experienced the loss and share in grieving and mourning.

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  • Caregivers can draw pictures of the loved one or read books about mourning so the child can feel that they are not alone.

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  • Even a short walk or a turn at the playground can help them work off some of the physical tensions connected with mourning.

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  • Shiva is the Jewish tradition of mourning after the funeral.

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  • During this time individuals may visit those in mourning and bring food to them instead of flowers.

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  • MySpace mourning pages give friends and family members opportunities to grieve their loved ones in a very public way via the Internet.

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  • A MySpace mourning page is a public memorial to someone who has died.

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  • Just because the person has died, that doesn't mean someone on the Internet won't steal his or her information posted on the MySpace mourning page.

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  • It is entirely possible to still consider oneself in mourning several years after the event has occurred.

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  • Let the time of death and months afterward be a time for mourning even if you cannot participate.

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  • Mourning the Loss of a Pet shows you that is OK to grieve over the loss of a dear pet.

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  • When a loved one dies, it's hard enough to deal with the mourning.

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  • Those who are mourning the loss of a loved one are often emotionally fragile and need encouragement.

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  • Poems can be powerful and evoke intense emotions that many people suppress during times of grief, which can help in the mourning process.

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  • After the funeral, focus shifts from the deceased to those mourning him.

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  • This is seven days of passionate mourning during which time community members see to it that the mourner can focus on their grief.

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  • Mourning the loss and concerns over subsequent problems can be overwhelming.

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  • However, this may be of little comfort if you are mourning the loss of your child.

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  • For most of the western hemisphere, black is reserved for mourning.

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  • Besides primary red, the only color gypsies avoid is white, as this is associated with mourning and death.

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  • Many people feel it is poor etiquette to wear black to a wedding or other romantic event, as if it were representing mourning rather than celebration.

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  • It is said that the image in the mirror may represent the mourning Queen who longs for a child of her own.

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  • This event sends the Earth into a period of darkness and mourning forever marking the number 13 as a number representing very bad luck.

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  • His nuanced performances hit all the right notes whether he was feuding with Victor Newman, mourning the loss of his unborn child with Nikki or he was trying to live up to his father's hopes and dreams.

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  • The memory loss persisted for a long time, leaving Lily and Holden fans mourning their love.

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  • The fourth and final season begins with everyone mourning the death of Marissa.

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  • The doomed love story of Jenny and Greg left fans mourning when a bomb meant for Greg ended Jenny's life.

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  • When Leo 'died' and left Greenlee in mourning, fans held out hope that he would someday return, but Duhamel's continued success in other projects soon dimmed that hope.

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  • Pilot - Stefan Salvatore arrives for his first day at Mystic Falls High while Elena and Jeremy Gilbert cope with their first day back to school after a summer of mourning.

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  • After Leo's death, she turned her mourning to business, founding Fusion with Kendall, Mia, Simone and Liza.

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  • Grayson was mourning Deb, but Deb longed for Grayson.

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  • During one separation, Phyllis embarked on a tempestuous affair with Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow) who was mourning the loss of his daughter Cassie.

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  • Mourning Cloak-One of the few non-solitary butterfly types.

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  • "While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil."

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  • For people who are mourning their lost youth, save the jokes for another occasion.

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  • Obviously in mourning for Reese, Sarah was preparing to go into hiding, when a young boy took her picture with a polaroid camera.

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  • When it was no longer playing in town at all, it was the occasion for mourning.

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  • The relationship between the Captains and their vessels is explored, as is the mourning fans feel when a ship is destroyed.

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  • When they were lost, Wanda went into a catatonic state for a long time, mourning and grieving.

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