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a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

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And you just as good as said you hoped somebody you knew would die so you'd get to the funeral.
I've never been to a single funeral yet, and it must be so interesting.
Cadwallader made one of the group that watched old Featherstone's funeral from an upper window of the manor.
Perhaps, with momentary truth of feeling, she thought how much happier had been her fate, if, after years of bliss, the bell were now tolling for her funeral, and she were followed to the grave by the old affection of her earliest lover, long her husband.
Not till after the funeral, Philip," he said gently.
Trefusis was very wealthy, he added that he had been told so, but believed the money had not come from the lady; that people seldom cared to go to a great expense for a funeral unless they came into something good by the death; and that some parties the more they had the more they grudged.
And so he went a-mooning on and on, liking to hear himself talk, and every little while he fetched in his funeral orgies again, till the duke he couldn't stand it no more; so he writes on a little scrap of paper, "OBSEQUIES, you old fool," and folds it up, and goes to goo-gooing and reaching it over people's heads to him.
Cruncher; he always pricked up his senses, and became excited, when a funeral passed Tellson's.
Gillis called Anne aside into a vacant room before the funeral procession left the house, and gave her a small packet.
Leslie didn't cry at her father's funeral any more then she had cried at Kenneth's.
Our natural distress, the visits of the neighbours, the arranging of the funeral, and all the work of the inn to be carried on in the meanwhile kept me so busy that I had scarcely time to think of the captain, far less to be afraid of him.
The arrangements were to be ordered for the funeral.
Yes, he would go up after lunch in his new motor, and the town servants, who had come down for the funeral, would go up by train.
George has already gone to his brother-in-law's, to superintend the last melancholy duties and I must follow him before the funeral takes place.
And, over each quivering form, The curtain, a funeral pall, Comes down with the rush of a storm, And the angels,all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, affirm That the play is the tragedy, "Man," And its hero the Conqueror Worm.