However, if the deceased is a family member and the rest of the family have made the decision to wear black, perhaps you would consider falling in with them as this is not the appropriate time to make a stand about what is proper funeral dress etiquette.
Funeral dress can vary even between the various branches of Christian customs, it is best to go with the funeral etiquette requirements laid down by the bereaved family's belief system.
These things ye call gods; these ye serve; these ye worship; and ye become altogether like to them.
A stone, however, readily bears it, seeing it is insensible.
The new-found prosperity of the members of this class often propelled them into unfamiliar social situations.