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Mid-Victorians sentimentalized the ritual of mourning and openly accepted death, spiritualism and the after-life as part of their daily routine. As funerals and mourning became more sentimentalized and ritualized, there became a need for advice books and etiquette manuals to teach the bereaved the proper and respectful way to mourn the passing of a loved one.





   

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