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A History of Mourning by Richard Davey
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A History of Mourning
by Richard Davey
Publisher: McCorquodale & Co., Limited 1890
Number of pages: 128
Although tradition has not informed us whether our first parents made any marked change in their scanty garments on the death of their near relatives, it is certain that the fashion of wearing mourning and the institution of funereal ceremonies and rites are of the most remote antiquity.