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This graph shows how "rites" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for rites:

  1. And although there is no direct evidence that in Solomon's time forms of prayer other than those associated with sacrificial rites were in use, yet when we find mention in the New Testament of people going up to the temple of those later days " at the hour of prayer," it seems reasonable to infer that the custom was an ancient one, and that from the beginning of the temple's history forms of worship not strictly speaking sacrificial had been a stated feature of the ritual. – A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer by William Reed Huntington
  2. The last hunters' rites were speedily paid, and we went a mile higher up the stream, to where a brook joined it, flowing quickly down from the southern hill. – Two Years in Oregon by Wallis Nash
  3. Funeral rites are the origin of this custom. – The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies by Robert Gordon Latham