ended his letters with the valediction "Liberty or Death."
As the smoke rose into the sky kites appeared from different directions and hovered over the burning field in silent valediction.
Chinua Achebe -- Things Fall Apart
The steamer itself had vanished, but the great scroll of smoke still hung in the air and drooped like a flag mournfully in valediction.
Virginia Woolf -- To the Lighthouse
There were more prayers, a psalm, the Lord’s Prayer and another long one in which the falling tones of valediction gathered into a melancholy finality.
Ian McEwan -- Atonement
A fresh supply of pill-boxes was brought in from the Bursary; a new distribution was hastily made and, to the sound of the Voice’s richly affectionate, baritone valedictions, the twins dispersed, blubbering as though their hearts would break.
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
17 — VALEDICTION.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Lost Souls
The high school produced a second yearbook, Valediction 1945, summing up its years in camp.
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston -- Farewell to Manzanar