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pyre
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Antigone
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  • Then laved with lustral waves the mangled corse, Laid it on fresh-lopped branches, lit a pyre, And to his memory piled a mighty mound Of mother earth.

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  • In 1829 India banned the Hindu custom of a widow’s suicide on her husband’s funeral pyre.
  • While cremation is not uncommon in the western world, open air funeral pyres are typically illegal.

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