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One of his most traumatic moments as a child, Harry said, was when he followed his mother’s horse-drawn casket in a public funeral cortege at age 12, passing by throngs of onlookers, many of them openly sobbing — and staring at him.
PRINCE HARRY TELLS OPRAH WINFREY OF HIS EXCESSIVE DRINKING AND DRUG USE — AND SAYS THE ROYAL FAMILY MADE HIM ‘SUFFER’ AS A CHILDWILLIAM BOOTHMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then followed violence; stones were hurled and blows rained upon the members of the cortege.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
As the funeral cortege moved along, the chorus of mockery and insult was raised on all sides.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
Retinue, ret′i-nū, n. the body of retainers who follow a person of rank: a suite: a cortege.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
These civilities, and others, were properly responded to, and presently the cortege was in motion.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
The cortege was of great length, and splendid in its appointments.
THE LIFE OF JOHN TAYLORB. H. ROBERTS
With a tinkle of mule-bells the cortege faded away into the gray of dawn.
DIANE OF THE GREEN VANLEONA DALRYMPLE
And, beside their equipages, like outriders in the cortege of a queen, caballeros and vaqueros sat their caracoling steeds.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
A few carts, containing stores and some prisoners who were unable to walk, followed the melancholy cortege.
FRED MARKHAM IN RUSSIAW. H. G. KINGSTON
No one saw it, for but few had heeded the old woman who crept silently after the cortege when it left the jail.
THE GOLD BRICKANN S. STEPHENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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