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epicede

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Live as you would have wished to live when you come to die.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] epicēdīum < Ancient Greek ἐπικήδειον, neuter singular form of ἐπικήδειος < ἐπί "upon" + κῆδος "care".

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epicede

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  1. An elegy; an ode to someone deceased.
    1875, Algernon Charles Swinburne, George Chapman: A Critical Essay, Page 139
    "This epicede, longer and more ornate than that issued two years before on Prince Henry, is neither much worse nor much better in substance and in style."

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