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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...30 * The cremation 131 * Extinguishing the ashes 132 * Hundredth day memorial rites 132 Message of death 133 Final passage of human life 133 ... ...s of their loved ones when they go to share a meal with their ancestors on memorial day, why similar white cord or twine is used in rites involving so... ... village, only a small sewing shop that takes in subcontracted work, and a park with ponds offering recreational fishing; it was built by one family o... ...ley fields were already there as they are today, but here and there on the hillsides, a small swidden clearing was discernible, and in the dry season,... ...nd, and with its green meadow and magnificent trees, the valley was like a park from Paradise. Beyond the meadow, the road turned left to the village ... ...their own hierarchy. In Thailand, in common with other parts of the world, hillsides and mountain slopes used to be cultivated as swidden. Swidden cul... ...ed as swidden. Swidden cultivation was also the farming method employed on hillsides in Eastern Finland and Karelia, discontinued in the 1800s, when t... ...30 * The cremation 131 * Extinguishing the ashes 132 * Hundredth day memorial rites 132 Message of death 133 Final passage of human life 133 ... .... At the time of Western New Year, a great cool season fair is held in the park of Lampang Stadium, continuing the tradition of harvest festivals. The...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...bservation of the transit of Venus -- A band of native minstrels -- A gruesome memorial -- The sailors fall in love with Otaheitan girls -- Descriptio... ...d which, except to those who are able to read the almost faded record, left no memorials of their existence. Thus the casual reader will declare that ... ...n circuit, a portion of which was again divided, so as to form an enclosure or park, which was stocked with deer and other game, and where hawks and ... ...herefore, content to erect in the broad plaza of the place a giant cross, as a memorial of his visit. The route now lay up the mountain side, and it w... ...ruitfulness in luscious productions, and pure sparkling water running down the hillside into the sea. AMONG THE SOUTH-SEA ISLANDERS. Strange people th... ...Port Desire in December, 1615, with a fleet of two vessels, and finding an old cemetery opened several of the graves and removed therefrom many skelet... ..., one of the group, in company with some of his crew, he came upon a morai, or cemetery, in which he observed a corpse lying upon a low scaffold with ...

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Summer

By: Edith Wharton

...oad rises above the church and skirts the black hemlock wall enclosing the cemetery. The little June wind, frisking down the street, shook the doleful... ...ped feverishly and dis- connectedly into the dusty volumes of the Hatchard Memorial Library; then the impression of Nettleton began to fade, and she f... ...on which was inscribed in tarnished gold let- ters: “The Honorius Hatchard Memorial Library, 1832.” Honorius Hatchard had been old Miss Hatchard’s gre... ... He gave her a nod and smile, and passed out. II THE HOURS OF THE Hatchard Memorial librarian were from three to five; and Charity Royall’s sense of d... ...ng she passed on, turned into a field-path and mounted to a pasture on the hillside. She let down the bars of the gate, followed a trail along the cru... ...should have betrayed her! That at the very moment when she had fled up the hillside to think of him more deliciously he should have been hastening hom... ...e was feeling the smooth touch that she had imagined the day before on the hillside. He pressed her hands lightly and let them go. “Why, to make thing... ... they saw the double line of flags and lanterns tapering away gaily to the park at the other end of the perspective. The noise and colour of this holi... ...he long lines of wires on lofty poles tapering down the main street to the park at its other end. Taking the way the wires pointed, she went on hastil...

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The Country Doctor

By: Honoré de Balzac

...enestas reined in his horse beneath an avenue of elm-trees half-way up the hillside, and only a few paces from the town, to ask the group of children ... ...ll. When he had gone beyond the irregular line traced by the town upon the hillside, he came in sight of the mill and the valley, and of one of the lo... ...f an indefi- nite kind, and ranked her somewhere between the mayor and the park-keeper. The master of the house found nobody in the kitchen when he en... ...rness; he said, rather sadly: “You mean that I should draw up some sort of memorial on various ways of civilizing France? You are not the first to 50... ...to the fervid temperaments of southern races. “Let us take the road up the hillside,” said the doctor, in- terrupting himself; “we must reach the plat... ...oing to begin your old tricks again, you will find yourself once more in a park enclosed by four stone walls, and no power on earth will save you from... ...s. Under cover of the fighting the baggage and artillery set out. We had a park of artillery and great stores of powder, of which the Emperor stood in... ... end of the High Street; but when the procession started again for the new cemetery, which M. Benassis had given to the town, little thinking, poor ma... ...s ten o’clock.” “Oh! well, then, she will have gone to mass or else to the cemetery. She goes there every day. He has left her five hun- dred livres a...

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Essays of Travel

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...de, and for months he had hung round with other idlers, playing marbles all day in the West Park, and going home at night to tell his landlady how he ... ...justify my pleasures. If I prefer tame scenery to grand, a little hot sunshine over lowland parks and woodlands to the war of the elements round the s... ...uaint street corners. A little above, the church sits well back on its haunches against the hillside—an atti- tude for a church, you know, that makes ... ... rather than yield its en- sign to the new power, one of his faithful regiments burned that memorial of so much toil and glory on the Grand Master’s t... ...imply a prior stage ‘The Lord is gone up with a shout, and God with the sound of a trumpet’—memorial version, I know not where to find the text—rings ... ...—rustled the skirt, of my nurse. ‘Death’s dark vale’ was a certain archway in the Warriston Cemetery: a formidable yet beloved spot, for chil- dren lo... ...ave not changed the scene. The mountains are about you like a trap; you cannot foot it up a hillside and behold the sea as a great plain, but live in ... ...er knows what I mean; he must remember how, when he has sat himself down behind a dyke on a hillside, he delighted to hear the wind hiss vainly throug... ...eaceful sea looking on, unconcerned and apart, at the turmoil of the present moment and the memorials of the precarious past. There is ever something ...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ese wooded and flowery lawns are more beautiful than the finest of English park scenery, more touching, more im- pressive, through the neglect that le... ...state of mind for mortal man, when he is content to leave no more definite memorial than the grass, which will sprout kindly and speedily over his gra... ...ch. As they went out, the sacristan stopped them, and proposed to show the cemetery of the convent, where the deceased members of the fraternity are l... ..., as well as the sculptor, would gladly have escaped a visit to the famous cemetery of the Cappuccini. But Miriam’s nerves were strained to such a pit... ...w her companion along with her, whispering encouragement as they went. The cemetery is beneath the church, but entirely above ground, and lighted by a... ...The Marble Fawn privilege to sleep in holy ground, the brotherhood are im- memorially accustomed, when one of their number dies, to take the longest b... ...r story flow onward, like a streamlet, past a gray tower that rises on the hillside, overlooking a spacious valley, which is set in the grand framewor... ... he drew nearer, however, it had been hidden among the inequalities of the hillside, until the winding road brought him almost to the iron gateway. Th... ...ed to such tales as these, Kenyon could have imagined that the valleys and hillsides about him were a veritable Arcadia; and that Donatello was not me...

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ombstone, the two children 4 were in the daily habit of using the dismal cemetery as their play ground. In their graver moods they spelled out the ... ..., except for the convenience of its position close to the seldom disturbed cemetery, was hardly worthy to be haunted. As I remember it, (and for aught... ... as I have always seen it, and as my father saw it before me.” The ancient memorial, being cleared of snow, proved to be a slab of freestone, with som... ...nto one another for miles and miles together, and traverse rigidly guarded parks and domains, not as a mat ter of favor, but as a right; so that the ... ...stranger, I trust you will not suppose that our peaceful English woods and parks are the haunt of banditti. We must try to give you a better idea of u... ...rted from the young lady, they passed through the village, and entered the park gate of Braithwaite Hall, pursuing a winding road through its beauti ... ...crushes a thousand sweet flowers, and ploughs deep furrows in the innocent hillside.” As Redclyffe gave vent to this doctrine, which was not natu ral...

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Edingburgh Picturesque Notes

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... M ARY who threw open the gardens of the Grey Friars: a new and semi-rural cemetery in those days, although it has grown an antiquity in its turn and ... ...real sculpture; or perhaps the cat slips over the lintel and descends on a memorial urn. And as there is nothing else astir, these in- congruous sight... ...ng slave in the American plantations; but can lay claim to a share in that memorial, and, if such things interest just men among the shades, can boast... ...ts. Dugald Stewart has the honours of situation and architecture; Burns is memorialised lower down upon a spur; Lord Nelson, as befits a sailor, gives... ...e wine to entertain her loveliness. Be- hind and overhead, lie the Queen’s Park, from Muschat’s Cairn to Dumbiedykes, St. Margaret’s Loch, and the lon... ... gull across the waves. And here you are in the meantime, on this pastoral hillside, among nibbling sheep and looked upon by monu- mental buildings. R... ...ds and on the Castle turrets, they burn low down in Greenside or along the Park. They run out one beyond the other into the dark country. They walk in... ...sure of the eye; for creature comfort, they made a capacious cellar in the hillside and fitted it with bins of the hewn stone. In process of time, 50...

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...subordinates reached the junction of the Wisconsin with the Mississippi. Mr. Parkman says: ‘Before them a wide and rapid current coursed athwart their... ...kasaw Bluffs,” where they halted and built Fort Prudhomme. ‘Again,’ says Mr. Parkman, “they embarked; and with ev ery stage of their adventurous prog... ...e waters of the Gulf of Mexico, his task finished, his prodigy achieved. Mr. Parkman, in closing his fascinating narrative, thus sums up: “On that day... ...great coaling center and a prospering place. Cape Girardeau is situated on a hillside, and makes a hand some appearance. There is a great Jesuit scho... ...just as it grew, and, therefore, perfect in its charm. Everything about this cemetery suggests the hand of the national Government. The Government’s w... ...The battered remnant of the marble monument has been removed to the National Cemetery. On the road, a quarter of a mile townward, an aged col ored ma... ...shington’s mouth, originally—artist should have built to that. These two are memorials of the long ago bridal trip to New Orleans and the French Marke... ...chitecturally graceful and shapely; they face the walks and driveways of the cemetery; and when one moves through the midst of a thousand or so of the...

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The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

... the back of a monster,—but that was nonsense, it was the crest of a steep hillside covered with woods of teak. He stood up and stretched himself, and... ...ther he didn’t want to pull down Chexington and grow potatoes all over the park. This struck Prothero as an inadequate statement of the Socialist proj... ...n and his pos- sessions, and so until he wearies. Then he dies and needs a cemetery. He needs a cemetery because he is so afraid of dissolution that e... ...enue to Empire was Whitehall! How momentous was the sunrise in St. James’s Park, and how significant the clustering knot of listeners and speakers ben... ...ly as a boy might have said it, she had brought him up to the corner of Up Park and had sat down there on a heap of stones and watched him until he wa... ...r with many wooden bridges, clustering minarets of pink and white, a hilly cemetery, and scattered patches of soldiers’ tents like some queer white cr... ... of a sky-blue pair of trousers, they explored one of the most ex- emplary memorials of imperialism that humanity has ever made. The roads and parks a... ...on la- bels, and of a pleasant large low house that stood in a garden on a hillside, a garden set with artificial stones and with beasts and men and l...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...se in a small parched lawn. 32 Main Street IV A concrete sidewalk with a “parking” of grass and mud. A square smug brown house, rather damp. A narrow... ...ould not hold. At best the trees resembled a thinned woodlot. There was no park to rest the eyes. And since not Gopher Prairie but Wakamin was the cou... ...d by lines of vil- lage jealousies, she was as out of place on this dreary hillside as a scarlet tanager on an ice-floe. She looked down on Gopher Pra... ...Street was a black swamp from curb to curb; on residence streets the grass parking beside the walks oozed gray water. It was prickly hot, yet the town... ...hamp Perry, in his rusty forage-cap, along the spring-powdered road to the cemetery. She met Guy; she found that she had nothing to say to him. Her he... ..., talking to himself, trying to avoid observation, creeping at last to the cemetery. Once Carol followed him and found the coarse, tobacco-stained, un... ...the Monument, the Corcoran Gallery, the Pan-American Building, the Lincoln Memorial, with the Potomac be- yond it and the Arlington hills and the colu...

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Typee a Romance of the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

... be seen almost daily tramping through the Fort George district or Central Park, his roving inclination leading him to obtain as much out- door life a... ...s nothing occurred worthy of comment, save some straggling shouts from the hillside, sounding like the halloos of a par- cel of truant boys who had lo... ...r- tality, or prompted by a taste for rural beauty, may have some charming cemetery situation in the shadowy recesses along the base of the mountains.... ...lle we entered their precincts, I looked fearfully round in, quest of some memorial of the scene which had so lately been acted there; but everything ...

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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

... place a commander, swift, brave, immortal, And with him horse and foot, and parks of artillery, And artillery men, the deadliest that ever fired gun.... ...round with their heads out, Where burial coaches enter the arch’d gates of a cemetery, Where winter wolves bark amid wastes of snow and icicled trees,... ...end I am happy with, The arm of my friend hanging idly over my shoulder, The hillside whiten’d with blossoms of the mountain ash, The same late in aut... ...ss way and speed off in the distance. O the gleesome saunter over fields and hillsides! The leaves and flowers of the commonest weeds, the moist fresh... ...tman 307 THE C ENTENARIAN’S S TORY (Volunteer of 1861 2, at Washington Park, Brooklyn, assisting the Centenarian.) Give me your hand old Revolut... ...ld Broadway stage driver, the cortege mostly drivers. Steady the trot to the cemetery, duly rattles the death bell, The gate is pass’d, the new dug gr... ...w I am willing to disregard burial places and dispense with them, And if the memorials of the dead were put up indifferently everywhere, even in the r...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...istoire de France (Paris, 1775), p. 701.) So stands it written; in lasting memorial of that year 1744. Thirty other years have come and gone; and ‘thi... ...rises the little Kirk; the Dead all slumbering round it, under their white memorial-stones, ‘in hope of a happy resurrection:’—dull wert thou, O Reade... ...e a black night-bird, and disturb the fair Antoinette’s music-party in the Park: all Birds of Paradise flying from thee, and musical windpipes grow- i... ...onseigneur d’Artois, with other Princes of the Blood, publishes, in solemn Memorial to the King, that if such things be listened to, Privilege, Nobili... ...h four Rows of Elms; and then the Cha- teau de Versailles, ending in royal Parks and Pleasances, gleam- ing lakelets, arbours, Labyrinths, the Menager... ...ich let not us do. Above a hundred carts heaped with Dead fare towards the Cemetery of Sainte-Madeleine; bewailed, bewept; for all had kindred, all ha... ...e? (Williams, iii. 71.) Universal shouting of the French on their opposite hillside; caps raised on bayonets; and a sound as of Republique; Vive la Re... ... Tannery! What, for example, is this that Engineer Chappe is doing, in the Park of Vincennes? In the Park of Vincennes; and onwards, they say, in the ...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...ho had on her bonnet and shawl, hurried along the shrubbery and across the park that she might wander through the bordering wood with no other visible... ...tead of Lazarus at the gate, we should put the pigsty cottages outside the park gate.” Dorothea was in the best temper now. Sir James, as brother in l... ...of his brother had put him in possession of the manor also. It had a small park, with a fine old oak here and there, and an avenue of limes towards 56... ...taken them on a clear day to gather sticks for a bonfire in the hollow of a hillside, where he drew out a small feast of gingerbread for them, and impr... ...e books as it shines on the weary waste planted with huge stones, the mute memorial of a forgotten faith; and the evening laden with roses entered sil... ...march 437 history—“you would surely like to have the miniature as a family memorial.” “Why should I have that, when I have nothing else! A man with on... ...othing else! A man with only a port manteau for his stowage must keep his memorials in his head.” Will spoke at random: he was merely venting his pet... ...cription a piece of ground large enough to be ultimately used as a general cemetery, Mr. Bulstrode, whose rather high pitched but subdued and fluent vo...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Charles Darwin

...who, leading the same kind of life, eat scarcely any; accord- ing to Mungo Park,* it is people who live on vegetable food who have an unconquerable de... ...atures of Tierra del Fuego. On the east coast, south of the Strait, broken park-like scenery in a like manner connects these two coun- tries, which ar... ...s is that of Telephoridae. 316 The V oyage of the Beagle grow only on the hillsides; every level piece of land being invariably covered by a thick be... ... some flat little lawns, around which single trees stood, as in an English park: I have often noticed with sur- prise, in wooded undulatory districts,... ... The reef-constructing cor- als have indeed reared and preserved wonderful memorials of the subterranean oscillations of level; we see in each barrier... ...little island with the following titles, — it is a grave, tomb, pyra- mid, cemetery, sepulchre, catacomb, sarcophagus, mina- ret, and mausoleum! 536 ...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...ho had on her bonnet and shawl, hurried along the shrubbery and across the park that she might wander through the bordering wood with no other visible... ...tead of Lazarus at the gate, we should put the pigsty cottages outside the park-gate.” Dorothea was in the best temper now. Sir James, as brother in-l... ...of his brother had put him in possession of the manor also. It had a small park, with a fine old oak here and there, and an avenue of limes towards th... ...aken them on a clear day to gather sticks for a bonfire in the hollow of a hillside, where he drew out a small feast of gingerbread for them, and impr... ...e-books as it shines on the weary waste planted with huge stones, the mute memorial of a for- gotten faith; and the evening laden with roses entered s... ...t Julia’s history—”you would surely like to have the miniature as a family memorial.” “Why should I have that, when I have nothing else! A man with on... ...iption a piece of ground large enough to be ultimately used as a gen- eral cemetery, Mr. Bulstrode, whose rather high-pitched but subdued and fluent v...

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