Sentence Examples

  • The romantic element increased, solemn funereal statues show husband and wife hand in hand; and it culminated under Akhenaton, who is seen kissing his wife in the chariot, or dancing her on his knee.
  • Still more important than all such funereal objects are the books that were placed in the grave for the use of the dead: in the pyramids they are written on the walls of the sepulchral chamber and the passages leading to it; in the Middle Kingdom usually inscribed on the inner sides of the sarcophagus; in later times contained in rolls of papyrus.
  • The religious compositions which have survived are, as a rule, hymns and litanies, the funereal service, the " Book of the Dead."
  • Hence the demon is laid to rest by burning the serpent-image with due funereal rites.
  • These latter, however, tend to be funereal rather than uplifting.

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