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  • They played Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor.
  • The film is called Requiem for a Dream.
  • She wrote a moving requiem.
  • her career retrospective entitled Requiem

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  • Or had the creatures already joined their voices together in a requiem for the dying Earth?
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • The Reverend DeWitt’s requiem at the cemetery was a capsulated version of what he had told us at the mortuary.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • If the poor abbe had not been in such a hurry, he might have had his requiem.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The next words came like the mournful toll of a requiem.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Voice and instrument seemed both living, and threw out with vivid sympathy those strains which the ethereal Mozart first conceived as his own dying requiem.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • No more be done; We should profane the service of the dead To sing a requiem and such rest to her As to peace-parted souls.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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  • I had a requiem service.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • And I found it more or less appropriate that the French word for shark, requin, has its linguistic roots in the word requiem.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • It was Homer’s requiem; itself an Iliad and Odyssey in the air, singing its own wrath and wanderings.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Pallbearers, gold reins, requiem mass, firing a volley.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • If I have to hear that requiem for dead King Whoever one more time …. You’re just jealous because Boris is a musical genius and you’re flunking Algebra.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • As the ship under light airs passed on, leaving the burial-spot astern, they still kept circling it low down with the moving shadow of their outstretched wings and the croaked requiem of their cries.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • He suddenly took a thousand roubles to our monastery to pay for requiems for the soul of his wife; but not for the second, Alyosha’s mother, the "crazy woman," but for the first, Adelaida Ivanovna, who used to thrash him.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • Marko Ramius watched the coffin roll into the cremation chamber to the somber strain of a classical requiem, wishing that he could pray for Natalia’s soul, hoping that Grandmother Hilda had been right, that there was something beyond the steel door and mass of flame.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • And while the friends of thy father—while each true Saxon heart, as it breathed a requiem for his soul, and those of his valiant sons, forgot not in their prayers the murdered Ulrica—while all mourned and honoured the dead, thou hast lived to merit our hate and execration—lived to unite thyself with the vile tyrant who murdered thy nearest and dearest—who shed the blood of infancy, rather than a male of the noble house of Torquil Wolfganger should survive—with him hast thou lived to…
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • It began the afternoon of Ben’s death and came down day and night for an entire week, so Brewster Place wasn’t able to congregate around the wall and keep up a requiem of the whys and hows of his dying.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • "I’d want Mozart’s Requiem," I said.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • I’m already on Requiem for Mayhem.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • The grave voice began again:— "Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine."
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The Romish mass for the dead begins with "Requiem eternam" (eternal rest), whence REQUIEM denominating the mass itself, and any other funeral music.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Whisk, Passion; whisk, Requiem; whisk, Symphony; whisk … "Going to the Feelies this evening, Henry?" enquired the Assistant Predestinator.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • REQUIEM.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • And on the morn the hermit that sometime was Bishop of Canterbury sang the mass of Requiem with great devotion.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • But whether the sorrow was too vast to be embodied in music, or music too ethereal to uplift a mortal woe, he soon discovered that the Requiem was beyond him just at present.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Throughout his entire home, audio speakers broadcast the eerie strains of a rare recording of a castrato singing the "Lux Aeterna" from the Verdi Requiem—a reminder of a previous life.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The orchestra claimed that Conant’s "shortness of breath was overhearable" in her performance of the famous trombone solo in Mozart’s Requiem, even though the guest conductor of those performances had singled out Conant for praise.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • And I should be sorry to have to dedicate my Requiem Mass to you!
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Requiem aeternam Bona eis.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • One of her priestly friends, by the way, who had gone to the Little Master, might be willing to say a Requiem Mass against anybody you wanted to dispose of—and, when he came to the "Requim aeternum dona ei, Domine," he would mean it, although the man was alive.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • The cardinal, like an archangel in cope and mitre, sprinkled the holy water; the organ broke into sound; the choir began to sing the Requiem Eternam.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • And on the morn the hermit that sometime was Bishop of Canterbury sang the mass of Requiem with great devotion.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • He passed houses, a small creek, and eventually found his way to Requiem Ravine, where the cops had found the body of Mr. Craig, Vlad’s English teacher.
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • REQUIEM CHARLEY: It’s getting dark, Linda.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • It is simply my business to say, as Leonora’s people say: "Requiem aeternam dona eis, Do mine, et lux perpetua luceat eis.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • Requiem mass.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Mom drove me directly from school to the bookstore attached to the mall, where I purchased both Midnight Dawns and Requiem for Mayhem, the first two sequels to The Price ofDawn, and then I walked over to the huge food court and bought a Diet Coke.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • The reading was begun by Father Iosif immediately after the requiem service.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • The Romish mass for the dead begins with "Requiem eternam" (eternal rest), whence REQUIEM denominating the mass itself, and any other funeral music.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Meanwhile the time was passing; the monastery services and the requiems for the dead followed in their due course.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • Requiem aeternam.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • The wedding mass or the requiem mass!
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • They had come for the requiem service.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • GEORGE: Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • But she was conscious of some religious ceremony as an assemblage of Jews unveiled a monument commemorating their massacre and their martyrdom and the sound of a tenor voice keened its Hebrew requiem over the desolate gray scene like an angel with a dagger through its heart.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She must choose, as he said, between the wedding mass and the requiem.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
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