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solemn
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Henry VIII
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  • Enter, solemnly tripping one after another, six personages, clad in white robes, wearing on their heads garlands of bays, and golden vizards on their faces; branches of bays or palm in their hands.
  • [Sad and solemn music.
  • …indeed; and that he doubted ’Twould prove the verity of certain words Spoke by a holy monk, "that oft," says he, "Hath sent to me, wishing me to permit John de la Car, my chaplain, a choice hour To hear from him a matter of some moment; Whom after under the confession’s seal He solemnly had sworn, that what he spoke My chaplain to no creature living but To me should utter, with demure confidence This pausingly ensu’d: ’Neither the King nor’s heirs, Tell you the Duke, shall prosper.

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  • He took a solemn oath.
  • Everyone was solemn at the funeral.

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