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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Entombment and exhumation, metaphor and metonymy, and figurative and literal are among the dichotomies that Perdigao (English, Florida Institute of Technology) encounters as she explores how 20th-century American writers represent loss and the possibility of recovery.
The first and longest part of the book consists in a prolonged analysis of Michelangelo's unfinished Entombment in London as the only such instance of reform.
(Curiously, no one wondered whether motorcycle design would be affected by an entombment in an elite gallery, as jazz has been undone by its entombment in elite concert spaces and its debilitating appropriation by elite tastemakers.)
So maybe his voluntary entombment is a good opportunity for the Cork public to get the measure of the candidate.
His examples include boat arsons, homicides, suicides, drownings, vehicle entombment, vessel and air crashes, abandoned contraband, weapons and vehicles, recovery and reconstruction of vessels and cargo, and recovery of artifacts from sunken cities.
In a statement, Universal Studios claims that the proposed cleanup, which will involve "removal and engineered entombment of both contaminated and even semi-contaminated soil" is "unprecedented for Japan." The soil will be removed, but it won't be taken off the site: The current plan is to bury it under the parking lot, in a plastic-lined concrete box.
However, the climax of the exhibit is Caravaggio's masterpiece The Entombment of Christ, from the Vatican Art Gallery, a magnificent and mammoth painting, three hundred centimetres high.
If these compounds survived 65 million years of entombment against all odds, they might answer major questions about the evolution of these ruling reptiles.
Among his celebrated religious works are the Louvre Entombment, the Frari Assumption, the Pesaro Madonna, and the moving Piet a of his final phase.
'Appropriate final honors were rendered which included a 21-gun salute, as the remains were brought to the entombment area and before it was laid or lowered to the entombment place, the last taps and the volley of fire [were] provided.
Entombment will be in Notre Dame Mausoleum, 162 Webster Street, Worcester at a later date.
The Entombment of Christ from Senigallia is one of these, completed in 1582 (Fig.