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" He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before his death. He ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of the monastery. His domestics marched thither in funeral procession, with black tapers in their hands. He himself followed in his shroud. He... "
A Book of Ballads on German History - Page 136
edited by - 1877 - 154 pages
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Œuvres complètes, Volume 4

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1836 - 370 pages
...cet édifice, l'espace se trouve aujourd'hui trop grand pour la mort; un * LACT. , de Mort. pers. 1 He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before his death. He ordered his tomb to be erected in thé chapel of thé Menastery. His domestiks marched thither in funeral procession , with black tapers...
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The Scottish Christian Herald, Volumes 1-2

Church history - 1837 - 844 pages
...which he fixed was as wild and uncommon us any that superstition ever suggested to a disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...funeral procession, with black tapers in their hands. He himtelf followed in bis shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 24

Literature - 1848 - 692 pages
...distempered mind. It was nothing less than to celebrate his own obsequies before his death ! Charles ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of the monastery, and every preparation to be made for a funeral. The grave was dug, the coffin made, and Charles was...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the ...

William Robertson - 1838 - 658 pages
...ever suggested to a weak'and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate bis own obsequies before bis death. He ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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Robert Ramble's [pseud.] Stories Selected from the History of England, from ...

John Frost - Adventure stories - 1839 - 178 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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The historical class book: or, Readings in modern history

John Davenport - 1839 - 520 pages
...suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies (funeral rites) before his death. He ordered his tomb to be erected...in their hands ; he himself followed in his shroud, and was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 14-15

1839 - 532 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before his death. He ordered bis tomb to be erected in the chapel of the monastery. His domestics marched thither in funeral procession,...
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Windsor Castle, and Its Environs

Leitch Ritchie - Berkshire (England) - 1840 - 356 pages
...of his masculine understanding as were left by disease sunk and disappeared in the monkish gloom. " He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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The Haileybury observer

East India college - 1840 - 204 pages
...be issued this term. STANZAS SUGGESTED BY A SCENE IN THE CLOSE OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V.'s LIFE. " He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin, with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 58

1863 - 518 pages
...an act as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid In his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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