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I remember one occasion when just as the body was being lowered into the grave and solemn words being spoken a low-flying fighter-aircraft screamed through the air just above.
Taking time to reflect, she issued solemn words of condolence to the families that have lost loved ones, and even in their grief they will find some comfort from her words.
Those of us who had the privilege to be witnesses of Enrique's kind actions and solemn words, at any of the numerous PhD vivas or tenure boards he attended, were often inspired by his knack of tactfully correcting, while simultaneously encouraging the candidates and skillfully sharing his knowledge and wise academic advice.
Crowds gathered to pay their respects at war memorials in towns and villages, as soldiers past and present marched proudly to applause and solemn words of gratitude were spoken before wreaths were respectfully laid.
David Dickinson's solemn words kicked off a promising new series of I'm A Celebrity.
After a few solemn words from Mike Ruddock regarding more mundane selection issues, Johnson publicly explained that he had been misinterpreted and hinted that calls for the New Zealand army to be mobilised were a gross over- reaction.
The sacred, solemn words of our Second Amendment are proudly etched in deep bas relief into the slide for all to see.
White resistance to affirmative action may appear very mild compared to the thunder that will be heard at the very thought that modern-day Americans must make some sacrifice for the "250 years of unrequited labor," in Lincoln's solemn words.
Only the Last Rites have to be administered and those solemn words will be spoken by the high priests of hoopla - the moguls who write the cheques that keep Tyson in the multi-millionaire lifestyle.
With color guards and Cub Scouts, with patriotic music and solemn words of thanks.
A treaty process, promised with solemn words and tears by then Prime Minister Bob Hawke, has not been pursued by mainstream indigenous organisations.
The solemn words have changed little for centuries.