She rarely dropped names of her famous friends, except Prince Charles', who issued a public note of condolence after her death.
To Hitchcock, this is not a sweet wire from an old colleague but a condolence letter on the occasion of his own death.
The letters of condolence when she died in March at the age of 87 included one from an African American who had become president.
Before Mr. Chen left the museum, he signed a condolence book by the corner library.
She was spending her days reading and responding to hundreds of condolence letters for her father.
He sends his kind regards and thanks for enquiries and condolence.
They seem to see instinctively that condolence would be meaningless.
They went off without attempting to speak to her, or to offer her condolence or sympathy.
The very next day came a letter of condolence from Miss Lucas.
Having settled this business so satisfactorily, I went to receive the condolence and sympathy of St. John.