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Rend asunder, ye accursed arches,'' she added, looking up towards the roof, ``and bury in your fall all who are conscious of the hideous mystery
They bury their dead with their heads directly downward, because they hold an opinion, that in eleven thousand moons they are all to rise again; in which period the earth (which they conceive to be flat) will turn upside down, and by this means they shall, at their resurrection, be found ready standing on their feet.
I made Christine swear to come back, one night, when I was dead, crossing the lake from the Rue-Scribe side, and bury me in the greatest secrecy with the gold ring, which she was to wear until that moment.
The Abyssins have three different ways of putting a criminal to death: one way is to bury him to the neck, to lay a heap of brambles upon his head, and to cover the whole with a great stone; another is to beat him to death with cudgels; a third, and the most usual, is to stab him with their lances.
Of course," said Trifaldin; "they don't bury living people in Kandy, only the dead.
He fancied he saw before him a gang of murderers, about to bury their victim.
At the same time he exacted of his people an oath that when they journeyed to the land of Canaan they would bear his bones with them and bury them in the ancient inheritance of his fathers.
To-morrow," resumed the doctor, "we shall bury him in the African soil which he has besprinkled with his blood.
He wondered why they had dug a great hole in the ground merely to bury dry bones.
He saw a mighty arm upraised, and a stout spear shoot forward toward the lion, to bury itself in the broad chest.
In the dead of night Ninaka and his party had crawled away under the very noses of the avengers, taking the chest with them, and by chance von Horn and the two Dyaks cut back into the main trail along the river almost at the very point that Ninaka halted to bury the treasure.
When I bury a bone," said the Dog, "it is with an intention to uncover it later and pick it.