CEREMONY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of ceremony
Definition:
n. formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom
Example:
A swearing in ceremony is set for this afternoon for a man who will replace the late Senator Ted Kennedy.
Sentence in Classic:
Stewards in evening dress, old Belvedereans, loitered in groups about the entrance to the theatre and ushered in the visitors with ceremony.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The ceremony, as shortly announced in the papers of yesterday, occurred on the previous morning; but it is only now that it has been possible to confirm the strange rumours which have been so persistently floating about.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
You may possibly remember that you chaffed me a little, some hours ago, when the sun seemed on your side of the hedge, so you must not grudge me a little pomp and ceremony now.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Breakfast was an hour later than usual, and after breakfast there was a ceremony which was observed every week without fail.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
At last, having duly performed the ceremony, having signed the rings with the cross, the priest handed Kitty the big ring, and Levin the little one.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Each visitor performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about; Anna Pavlovna observed these greetings with mournful and solemn interest and silent approval.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew sat in another room, faint with fear lest the baby should be drowned in the font, and awaited the termination of the ceremony.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Kuragin was to put her into a troyka he would have ready and to drive her forty miles to the village of Kamenka, where an unfrocked priest was in readiness to perform a marriage ceremony over them.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A few minutes later the footman returned with Dessalles, who brought word from the princess that she would be very glad to see Pierre if he would excuse her want of ceremony and come upstairs to her apartment.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It appeared to me a very strange kind of ceremony; but thus one judges of things when one has not seen the world.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Peggotty was resolved that it should be quietly done; and the clerk had given her away, and there had been no witnesses of the ceremony.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context