Sentence Examples with the word take leave

When the body, washed and dressed, lay in the coffin on a table, everyone came to take leave of him and they all wept.

In Lohengrin we take leave of the early music that obscured Wagner's ideals, and in the Ring we come to the music which transcends all other aspects of Wagnerism.

He confessed, and received communion: everyone came to take leave of him.