Lewis nearly died of a heart attack in July 1963 and was even given the last rites.
When my sister mounted the scaffold there was no priest to administer the last rites.
The last rites were performed over the man who might be dead already.
The last rites freed one from life for an afterlife in which the deceased still watched over the living faithful.
On the following day at noon, he received the last rites of the church.
He saw the last rites performed to Saville, and he was present at the opening of the will.
The beginning of his funeral ceremonies was not conducted so decently as the last rites.
Here in a little weathered house the last rites and services to the deceased were held.
The simple confession had been heard, and he sought the aid of Christina in performing the last rites of the Church.
One of them did; and kneeling near his coffin the poor wretch received the last rites of the church of Rome.