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Funeral Banquet

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The custom of giving a feast at funerals came to us from the Romans, who not only feasted the friends of the deceased, but also distributed meat to the persons employed.

“Thrift, thrift, Horatio! the funeral baked meats

Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Funeral
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Funeral Games
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