1 The count advanced, smiling, into the centre of the room, and approached Albert, who hastened towards him holding out his hand in a ceremonial manner.
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2 Ah," said Morcerf, "I see you are a stickler for forms, my dear sir, and you would remind me that the ceremonial rites should not be omitted.
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3 It was the place whence proclamations were wont to be made, amidst an assemblage of the magistracy, with all the ceremonial that attended such public observances in those days.
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4 But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute.
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5 When he did emerge, it was in a ceremonial manner, with an escort of six dogs who closely surrounded him and growled if anyone came too near.
6 I wish, in order to honor our worthy aldermen, you should appear in ceremonial costume, and above all, ornamented with the diamond studs which I gave you on your birthday.
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7 The procession was to be marshalled thence to the town hall, where a solemn banquet would complete the ceremonies of the day.
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8 Mr. Wopsle shut his eyes, and opened them again; performing both ceremonies very slowly.
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9 Vronsky, who was, as it were, chief master of the ceremonies to him, was at great pains to arrange all the Russian amusements suggested by various persons to the prince.
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10 To Levin, as to any unbeliever who respects the beliefs of others, it was exceedingly disagreeable to be present at and take part in church ceremonies.
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11 All their other ceremonies and observances depended upon these; because men naturally believed that the God who could forecast their future weal or woe, could also bring them to pass.
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12 In the religious ceremonies of the ancients neither pomp nor splendour were wanting; but to these was joined the ordinance of sacrifice, giving occasion to much bloodshed and cruelty.
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13 The scheme being discovered, the senate took no steps against him beyond passing a law to limit the expense of banquets and marriage ceremonies.
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14 The Negro church has done much to stop this practice, and now most marriage ceremonies are performed by the pastors.
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15 They buried the shingle close to the wall, with some dismal ceremonies and incantations, and the fetters that bound their tongues were considered to be locked and the key thrown away.
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