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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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The Cloister Life of the Emperor Charles the Fifth

William Stirling Maxwell - Germany - 1853 - 398 pages
...was as wild and un' common 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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Bizarre: For Fireside and Wayside, Volume 3

1853 - 418 pages
...superstition ever suggested to a weak and disorded fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies beforehis 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 prayers which...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 92

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1853 - 576 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 his tomb to be erected in the cliapel of the monastery. His domestics marched thither in funeral procession, with black tapers in...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 29

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - American periodicals - 1853 - 606 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. xd 5 uRG; ` Xc kz :[ D z^ wv# ?& t { f ] ؙ q] hia tomb to be erected in the chapel of the monastery. His domestics marched thither in funeral procession,...
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An Architectural and Historical Account of the Church of St. Mary, Bury St ...

Samuel Tymms - Bury Saint Edmunds (England) - 1854 - 248 pages
...pious prelates. He not only erected his tomb, but celebrated his own obsequies before his death. " His domestics marched thither in funeral procession with black tapers in their hands, and he himself followed in his shroud. Being laid in hie coffin with much solemnity, the service for...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles the Fifth

William Robertson - Europe - 1856 - 656 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disor dered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...tapers in their hands. He himself followed in his snroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles...
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Dealings with the Dead, Volume 2

Lucius Manlius Sargent - Death - 1856 - 368 pages
...Charles V. in relation to the rehearsal of his funeral obsequies, as a piece of imperial foolery. " 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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Dealings with the Dead, Volume 2

Lucius Manlius Sargent - Death - 1856 - 360 pages
...Charles V. in relation to the rehearsal of his funeral obsequies, as a piece of imperial foolery. " 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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Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality

Edward Young - 1856 - 536 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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July, August, September

William Jay - Devotional calendars - 1856 - 688 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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