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.
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'.
It was my thought that the course would use attitudes towards death to trace broader changes in world views, making the individual contemplation of death
unnecessary because our concern was with long-ago populations.
He said: "There is nothing to indicate there has been contemplation of death
or an attempt to cause death.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The audience is taken from the contemplation of death
to its practicalities.
Given that death is the one experience, other than birth, that all humanity must share, no view of life that does not include a contemplation of death
, even in a child, can be complete.