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a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

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People don't go to funerals for the fun of it," said Felicity severely.
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.
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.
Three noblemen sent their carriages to the funeral, and the friends and clients of Mr.
Oh, but 'twa'n't the funeral I was glad for, Miss Pollyanna.
Rachel Lynde said emphatically after the funeral that Ruby Gillis was the handsomest corpse she ever laid eyes on.
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.
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.
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.