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The motif Funeral in HCA : Chicken Grethe's Family (1869)
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The motif Funeral in HCA : Chicken Grethe's Family (1869)

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The motif Funeral is a part of: Ritual

See also Grave

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Death, ceremony, earth

Example :

So this was Marie Grubbe, so strangely does the ball of fortune turn. She did not live to see many more feasts of the Three Kings. Holberg wrote that she died in June, 1716, but he did not write, for he did not know, that when Mother Sören, as they called her, lay dead in Borrehouse, a flock of large black birds flew over the roof in silence. They did not scream, and it was as if they knew that at funerals one must be quiet. As soon as she was in her grave, the birds departed (...)

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