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ceremony
 n.  formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom
Classic Sentence: (138 in 10 pages)
1  And without farther ceremony, she turned away and walked to the instrument.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
2  Proceeding into the Castle again, we found the Aged heating the poker, with expectant eyes, as a preliminary to the performance of this great nightly ceremony.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
3  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
4  When he came, my aunt performed the ceremony of introduction.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
5  Mr. Micawber took an early opportunity, after that, of hinting, with the utmost delicacy and ceremony, at the state of my affections.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
6  I felt myself quite a proctor when I read this document aloud with all possible ceremony, and set forth its provisions, any number of times, to those whom they concerned.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
7  As to sleep, I had dreams of poverty in all sorts of shapes, but I seemed to dream without the previous ceremony of going to sleep.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
8  Peggotty is ready to go to church, intending to behold the ceremony from the gallery.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
9  There was never any ceremony about the visits of such old friends and neighbours as we were.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
10  Nothing special happened at the ceremony of benediction with the holy picture.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 2
11  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
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 4
12  The talk was principally kept up by the men, while the women were absorbed in watching every detail of the ceremony, which always means so much to them.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 5
13  It was not merely the sisters, the women-friends and female relations of the bride who were following every detail of the ceremony.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 5
14  After the customary questions, whether they desired to enter upon matrimony, and whether they were pledged to anyone else, and their answers, which sounded strange to themselves, a new ceremony began.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 6
15  The feeling of triumph and radiant happiness flooded her soul more and more as the ceremony went on, and deprived her of all power of attention.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 6
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  Lots of people don't bother to go through a marriage ceremony these days.
17  At Miss Garbo's request there was a crema-tion after a private ceremony.
18  Practically the whole nation watched the ceremony on television.
19  Baroness Masham of Ilton, a member of all-party committees on the disabled, will perform the opening ceremony.
20  They will receive their awards at a ceremony in Stockholm.
21  The dead included six people attending a religious ceremony.
22  It had been a solemn and impressive ceremony and, whatever my uncertainties, I felt bound to respond.
23  Please come to the rehearsal for the opening ceremony later on Friday.
24  In a ceremony on the White House lawn, President Bush will remember the victims of September the eleventh.
25  A swearing in ceremony is set for this afternoon for a man who will replace the late Senator Ted Kennedy.
26  Why, Jane, what would you have? I fear you will compel me to go through a private marriage ceremony.
27  In 2004 Britain introduced a compulsory citizenship ceremony which required new citizens to take a broader oath promising to respect Britain's rights, freedoms and laws.
28  A ceremony followed, in dumb show, in which it was easy to recognize the pantomime of a marriage.
29  The theme of the ceremony is Isles of Wonder and draws much of its inspiration from Shakespeare's "The Tempest."
30  Reluctant to be married in a traditional setting, they decided to hold their nuptial ceremony at the carousel in Golden Gate Park.