The traveller answered that the same morning they had met these shepherds, and seeing them dressed in this mournful fashion they had asked them the reason of their appearing in such a guise; which one of them gave, describing the strange behaviour and beauty of a shepherdess called Marcela, and the loves of many who courted her, together with the death of that Chrysostom to whose burial they were going.
By these words of his the travellers were able to satisfy themselves of Don Quixote's being out of his senses and of the form of madness that overmastered him, at which they felt the same astonishment that all felt on first becoming acquainted with it; and Vivaldo, who was a person of great shrewdness and of a lively temperament, in order to beguile the short journey which they said was required to reach the mountain, the scene of the burial, sought to give him an opportunity of going on with his absurdities.
I told him that, unhappily for the burial service, I was not a preacher, when he sharply demanded:
I had always conceived a burial at sea to be a very solemn and awe- inspiring event, but I was quickly disillusioned, by this burial at any rate.
Well, this may be a burial
place sure enough, but I think I see something alive all right--if it isn't a ghost.
Bear all these statements in mind, Agnes; and how can you deny that the question of Montbarry's death and burial is a question set at rest?
Remembering what your brother and I once were to each other in the bygone time, I can understand the apparition making itself visible to me, to claim the mercy of Christian burial, and the vengeance due to a crime.
I survived myself; my death and burial
were locked up in my chest.
The first burial
occurred in May 1881, but there are gaps over the years without any records of burials
Legislation to provide better scrutiny and governance of burials
Dead Warriors in Living Memory: A Study of Weapon and Equestrian Burials
in Viking-Age Denmark, AD 800-1000; 2 volume set
CLOSURE OF CHRIST CHURCH CEMETERY, LINTHWAITE, HUDDERFIELD Notice is hereby given that it is the intention of the Secretary of State for Justice, acting on an application by the incumbent and churchwardens, to apply to the Privy Council for an Order requiring the discontinuance of burials
in the above churchyard.