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  • And I? I will go now to my pyre.
  • To my pyre!
  • Chapter 7 The Pyre of Denethor When the dark shadow at the Gate withdrew Gandalf still sat motionless.
  • ’Denethor has gone to the Tombs,’ said Pippin, ’and he has taken Faramir, and he says we are all to burn, and he will not wait, and they are to make a pyre and burn him on it, and Faramir as well.

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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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