Certainly, the contemplation of death
, as the wages of sin, and passage to another world, is holy and religious; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak.
One step advanced beyond this, Jerry's uttermost, the folk of Somo, from the contemplation of death
, had achieved concepts of the spirits of the dead still living in immaterial and supersensuous realms.
A transfer by deed, grant, bargain, sale, or gift made more than three years before the decedent's death is not considered to be in contemplation of death
; however, any such transfer made within three years of death is considered to be made in contemplation of death
and is taxed accordingly, unless the contrary can be proven (see NJSA sections 53:34-1 and 18:26-5.
While not unaffected by international influences, such as that of the austere and metaphorically charged objects of Arte Povera, Castellano's work always bears the weight of his own ambivalent cultural heritage: a gloomy worldview, shaped by the oppressive fear and guilt woven into the dominant religious attitude, which is closer to the morbid contemplation of death
than to the joy of living.
From either perspective, it underlines the fact that contemplation of death
(or the dying man) is imperative and urgent.
The audience is taken from the contemplation of death
to its practicalities.
2035(b), which is to equalize the treatment of transfers at death and transfers in contemplation of death
(deathbed transfers), applies to QTIP just as it does to other property.
1) When insured purchased a one year accidental death policy and arranged for the policy to be owned by his children from the beginning, the proceeds were includable in his estate as a transfer in contemplation of death
when he died within the policy term.
During this time, he reflects on his endangered marriage, interspersed with philosophizing and bits of poetry: "He finds it funny that in his brief contemplation of death
, it's not religion or philosophy or even photography, but poetry that consoles and prepares.
Such gifts in contemplation of death
are known as donatio mortis causa and can operate to the extent of one-third of the donor's estate only.
Susan Zimmerman's Early Modern Corpse is a wonderful paradox: steeped in the contemplation of death
, decomposition, and putrefaction, its language, critical argumentation, and theoretical and historical insight are continuously vibrant, vital, and intellectually alive.
Again be careful, a Little Britain catchphrase tires easily, you really don't want your contemplation of death
, and how the graveyard neighbourhood is going to the dogs, interrupted with an incessant, nasal 'Yeah, I know'.