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Death at the Movies: Hollywood's Guide to the Hereafter

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But it also is intelligent and quite readable. As the day for the play draws near, the villagers flock in from the country-side; and on the morning of the day fixed for the performance, the people, decked in holiday attire, throng to the temple many hours before that fixed for the performance, to secure good points of view. Stretching out the right hand and left alternately, the leaders turn to the right, and the last in line to the left, both advancing and retiring towards each other several times, and, reforming the circle and making the sign of the Trident, they retire.

Pages: 200

Publisher: Quest Books (September 3, 2013)

ISBN: 0835609162

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