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a decorated bier on which a coffin rests in state during a funeral

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Ranks of soldiers in Union blues and pallbearers, including several direct descendants of those who accompanied Lincoln's casket in 1865, retraced the route from a downtown train station in a replica hearse to the old capitol square, where it rested on a catafalque during opening ceremonies.
In the brief time when he and Charlotte first returned to Chicago, he believed he had "waked up in time and beat that," but by now he has realized that their "respectable" life is the "stinking catafalque of the dead corpse" of their love (118).
Diane Clarke's flute flutterings in the finale were worthy of Mozart's Queen of the Night, but best of all was the awesome catafalque of sound Curtis drew in the adagio's funeral march.
But they did allow a Mass to be said for the deceased prelate at Ignatius Cathedral (where a catafalque was placed in front of the altar) as well as Masses in the funeral home where throngs of people, including members of the Patriotic church, went to pay their respects.
The Painted Hall, where Nelson's catafalque remained on public display for years after his state funeral in 1806, was hung with naval and maritime scenes by artists from Van de Velde onwards, and Turner's huge canvas of the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805, painted for George IV in 1823-24, was moved from St James's Palace to Greenwich, not as is often thought as banishment for a picture that the King's naval advisors considered inaccurate, but as the centrepiece for a new national celebration of Britain's naval prowess.
Le celebre Moussem annuel de Moulay Idriss Al Azhar s'est ouvert jeudi a Fes, par la ceremonie traditionnelle de presentation du Catafalque ou "Kessoua".
As he explains, the second funeral took place a month after the first one and, since the body was no longer there, it was evoked by a very elaborate catafalque.
carried to Yerevan, as the Police, Military Police and Defense Ministry officers have stopped the catafalque driving to the capital city.
Specialists in the art of Asia, Europe, or Latin America explore such topics as Chinese export porcelain for the Mexican colonial market, a foldout map of the Manila galleons and their trade network in 1610, the catafalque of Margaret of Austria and royal funerary rites in 17th-century Lima, sculptural replication in the early modern transatlantic world, and casta paintings and self-fashioning artists in New Spain.
Here the poetic persona and a sarcastic soldier stand before an enormous catafalque dedicated to the recently deceased Philip II (1556-98).
And he still hasn't found a way to get the potion-induced unconscious Juliette onto the Felsenreitschule's stage for the final scene without having the audience see her first walk off, then re-enter and place herself on her catafalque.
Ataturk's body was placed on a catafalque covered with Turkish flag in a hall at Dolmabahce Palace on November 16, 1938.
The poem, in which each verse begins with "elegantes Esdrujulos," is rendered in English dactyls: "Concavo es, breve pira, en la barba, / porfido en que las almas reposan: / tumulo les eriges de luces, / boveda de luceros las honra [Conical dimples, a tiny pyre of purest / porphyry captures the souls that rest in your glory: / catafalque that your brilliance constructs around them, / cupola filled with stars which you raise up for them.
Telemachus introduces the poet sitting underneath a lemon tree, in the court of his "dust-colored" mansion, a myriad of details fleshing out this biographical sketch and halting his own journey across Spain: a suit of black velvet, pigeons cooing, vermilion arabesques, the catafalque of the Master of Santiago, and the waiting bishop impatiently fingering his crosier (Dos Passos 1922: 11).
rested upon the catafalque of purple his widow stood with the Queen watching silently, her head bowed.