That is part of what memorial Day is all about: remembering.
Then again, some of them doubtless think it reprehensible that he speak at a memorial service for an old "communist".
It nonetheless remains no more impossible than a rainbow rising ebullient from the solemn depths of a memorial pool.
The memorial bones are Tutsi bones, yet those who look upon them are summoned to face the future as one nation.
His words are inscribed on the memorial to the Allied forces that now stands at Gallipoli.
Nelson soon assured the Austrian commander that this was not the object of his memorial.
And to-night they have their memorial services for poor Paddy McGraw.
And so completely were her behests attended to, that no memorial of any kind remains to tell the place of her sepulture.
The issue of July 23, 1808, was a memorial number to Fisher Ames.
You will observe mention is made in the written answer of a letter of the 10th of May, and of a supplement to the memorial.
late 14c., "memorable, excellent; remembered, committed to memory," from Old French memorial "mindful of, remembering," from Latin memorialis (adj.) "of or belonging to memory," from memoria "memory" (see memory).
late 14c., "fame, renown, reputation," also "commemorative gesture, monument, or rite;" in general, "something by which the memory of a person, thing, or event is preserved," from Old French memorial "record, report," and directly from Late Latin memoriale "a memorial," noun use of neuter of Latin memorialis (adj.) "of or belonging to memory," from memoria "memory" (see memory). Meaning "memorial act, commemoration" is from mid-15c.