References in classic literature ?
They arrived in about an hour at the cemetery; the weather was mild, but dull, and in harmony with the funeral ceremony.
Rawlingson, wife of the Vicar at Ferne, had died she had had thirty-two; but probably a good many more would come the next day; the funeral would start at eleven o'clock from the vicarage, and they should beat Mrs.
the classic prescribed by her father which had bored her, so that one sentence chancing to say something about the smell of broom in his garden, she had thereupon seen the little hall at Richmond laden with flowers on the day of her mother's funeral, smelling so strong that now any flower-scent brought back the sickly horrible sensation; and so from one scene she passed, half-hearing, half-seeing, to another.
The news had spread that it was to be a "big burying;" the old gentleman had left written directions about everything and meant to have a funeral "beyond his betters.
Rachel Lynde said emphatically after the funeral that Ruby Gillis was the handsomest corpse she ever laid eyes on.
That's why the country folk have great feasts at funerals," I hazarded.
If you win you lose, and there'll sure be some several unexpected funerals around this burg.
Carriages were seen on their street only for weddings and funerals.
Long-distance funerals is somethin' you an' me can't exactly afford.
Flowers were used for decorative purposes, also for funerals.
Well, there are funerals going on all the time," said Dan.
The street boys were screaming and hooting, and shouting and shooting, with devils and detonating balls--and there came corpse bearers and hood wearers--for there were funerals with psalm and hymn--and then the din of carriages driving and company arriving: yes, it was, in truth, lively enough down in the street.
At the sight of the body within the cage with the lion, the women and children of the village set up a most frightful lamentation, working themselves into a joyous hysteria which far transcended the happy misery derived by their more civilized prototypes who make a business of dividing their time between the movies and the neighborhood funerals of friends and strangers--especially strangers.
It must be that there are some things that 'tisn't right to play the game on--and I'm sure funerals is one of them.
Mutes at funerals could not look more glum than the domestics of Mr.