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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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Littell's Living Age, Volume 76

Literature - 1863 - 640 pages
...act as wi d and uncommon a* any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fiiucy. lie resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before his...tomb to be erected in the chapel of the monastery. Ills domestics marched thither in funerul procession, with black tapers in their hands. He himself...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 16

American literature - 1849 - 606 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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Windsor Castle, and Its Environs

Leitch Ritchie - 1848 - 380 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 History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1848 - 672 pages
...and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved lo celebrate his own obsequies before his death. He ordered...erected in the chapel of the monastery. His domestics inarched thither in funeral procession, with black tapers in their hands. He himself followed in his...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 16

1849 - 588 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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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1852 - 528 pages
...text, alludes to. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before his death. Says Dr. Robertson, he ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of...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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Popish Legends, Or, Bible Truths

Catherine Sinclair - Anti-Catholicism - 1852 - 424 pages
...end, that he had recourse to the most extraordinary plan on record to bring his mind in contact with death. He 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 Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 15

1852 - 560 pages
...retired into a convent in Spain. There he resolved to celebrate his own obsequies. For this purpose, he ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of the Monastery of St. Justus. Thither, at the proper season, all his domestics were ordered to march in funeral procession,...
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A history of Germany, from the invasion of Germany by Marius to ... 1813, on ...

Robert Bateman Paul - 1853 - 548 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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Quarterly Review, Volume 92

English literature - 1853 - 566 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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