mortal remains

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My father's mortal remains had been consigned to the tomb; and we, with sad faces and sombre garments, sat lingering over the frugal breakfast-table, revolving plans for our future life.
This plain, would then be nothing but an immense cemetery, on which would repose the mortal remains of thousands of extinct generations.
I have prayed over his mortal remains, that God might show him mercy notwithstanding his crimes.
de Villefort, a true Parisian, considered the cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise alone worthy of receiving the mortal remains of a Parisian family; there alone the corpses belonging to him would be surrounded by worthy associates.
Here lie the mortal remains Of JOHN CHIVERY, Never anything worth mentioning, Who died about the end of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, Of a broken heart, Requesting with his last breath that the word AMY might be inscribed over his ashes, which was accordingly directed to be done, By his afflicted Parents.
The mantel-shelf was ornamented with a wooden inkstand, containing one stump of a pen and half a wafer; a road- book and directory; a county history minus the cover; and the mortal remains of a trout in a glass coffin.
Valentin and his servant Ivan were waiting for them at the upper end of a long, slightly-sloping desk, on which lay the mortal remains, looking enormous in the twilight.
Contract notice: Service of execution of all operations cemetery, including levy zinc, within the main cemetery and exhumation, disinterment reinumazioni inconsunti of mortal remains and, on call, part of the funeral in suburban cemeteries.
MULTAN -- The mortal remains of former minister for Religious Affairs Asad Murtaza Gillani, who embraced martyrdom during stampede in Mina, were received here on Monday by Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani.
WITH jail authorities returning the body of Yakub Memon to his family after his hanging, the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and opposition National Conference ( NC) on Friday reiterated their demand for return of mortal remains of the Parliament attack convict Muhammad Afzal Guru who was hanged in Tihar on February 9, 2013.
ISLAMABAD -- A special aircraft C-130, carrying mortal remains of Madam Datin Habibah Binti Mahmud, spouse of Dato Dr.
It was also confirmed that no mortal remains are kept for that long under any circumstances.