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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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Landmarks of General History in the Christian Era

Charles Sherwill Dawe - History - 1874 - 282 pages
...resolved to celebrate his own funeral service. His domestics marched to the chapel of the monastery with black tapers in their "hands. He himself followed in his shroud, and before the service for the dead was chanted, he was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. After...
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Famous historical scenes from three centuries, selected by A.R.H. Moncrieff

Famous historical scenes - 1875 - 648 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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Poems

Anne S. Bushby - 1876 - 442 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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The Last Act: Being the Funeral Rites of Nations and Individuals

Funeral rites and ceremonies - 1876 - 422 pages
...CELEBRATING HIS OWN FUNERAL. A short time before his death he resolved to celebrate his own obsequies. 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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A Book of Ballads on German History

Wilhelm Wagner - Ballads, German - 1877 - 176 pages
...incessantly." 2. ^ifponifd> is more stately, because more uncommon than the ordinary adj. ftanif4). 6. " Charles had no relish for amusements of any kind....himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin [İorf0^og] with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted. This affected him so...
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The providence of God illustrated, by the author of 'History in all ages'.

Edward Parsons - Providence and government of God - 1879 - 320 pages
...which he fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a 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 prayer...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Part 2

Blackie and son, ltd - 1879 - 234 pages
...with clock-making, and he took great pleasure in reading the works of St. Augustine and St. Bernard. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...He himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in the coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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The Spanish Reformers Their Memories and Dwelling-places

John Stoughton - Reformation - 1883 - 338 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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Famous people and famous places [3 pt. Pt. 1 previously issued as Famous ...

Famous people - 1883 - 552 pages
...was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition has 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 History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles the Fifth

William Robertson - Europe - 1884 - 732 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...their hands. He himself followed in his shroud. He was Wd in his coffin, with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in...
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