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A History of Mourning by Richard Davey

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A History of Mourning
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Publisher: McCorquodale & Co., Limited
ISBN/ASIN: 1462259863
Number of pages: 128

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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.

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