Burial


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BURIAL. The act of interring the dead.
     2. No burial is lawful unless made in conformity with the local regulations; an when a dead body has been found, it cannot be lawfully buried until the coroner has holden an inquest over it. In England. it is the practice for coroners to issue warrants to bury, after a view. 2 Umf. Lex. Coron. 497, 498.

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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.
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.
Leonard's, Shoreditch, contains Christian names which appear to have been chosen with reference to the heroines of Shakespeare; and the record of burials bears the name of many an old actor of mark whose remains now lie within the churchyard.
BENUE State Government has announced the cancellation of the mass burial for victims of Fulani herdsmen massacres in a community in Okpokwu local government last Monday.
The burial of Kakamega MCA Timothy Aseka's father was blocked on Thursday due to a family dispute over burial site.
Lottery cash to reveal heritage of burial grounds A PROJECT to reveal the hidden heritage and wildlife of burial grounds across England and Wales has secured more than PS580,000 in lottery funding.
Summary: Panaji (Goa) [India], Dec 1 (ANI): The City Corporation of Panaji (CCP) recently banned the recital of prayers via a loudspeaker/public address system at one of the largest Muslim burial grounds in the city.