To Hitchcock, this is not a sweet wire from an old colleague but a condolence letter on the occasion of his own death.
Before Mr. Chen left the museum, he signed a condolence book by the corner library.
Messages of condolence quickly amassed on Twitter from friends and strangers alike.
She rarely dropped names of her famous friends, except Prince Charles', who issued a public note of condolence after her death.
This year, the condolence book from the June 4th Museum will be burned in a ceremony of remembrance.
He sends his kind regards and thanks for enquiries and condolence.
I do not ask your condolence and regret for what is past, for that now cannot be remedied.
They went off without attempting to speak to her, or to offer her condolence or sympathy.
I felt that no words of condolence availed, and I let him lie there quietly.
Having settled this business so satisfactorily, I went to receive the condolence and sympathy of St. John.