Or was it the corpse of Mr. Abbott?
She couldn't shake the feeling she got when she first saw the faceless corpse, that he was Logan.
The door leading to his father.s corpse was locked, and he tested it.
Then he dressed the naked corpse, and pulled her up on the drapery cord.
The corpse was covered with a white sheet, but before pulling the cloth back, the attendant again looked at Cynthia, who nodded.
With each passing day the possibility that Jeffrey Byrne's corpse might not be found became more realistic.
A public mourning followed, which lasted six days, and Cambyses accompanied the corpse to the tomb.
Immediately on death the corpse is turned towards Mecca, and the women of the household, assisted by hired mourners, commence their peculiar wailing, while fikis recite portions of the Koran.
The corpse, having been washed and shrouded, is placed in an open bier, covered with a cashmere shawl, in the case of a man; or in a closed bier, having a post in front, on which are placed feminine ornaments, in that of a woman or child.
On the way to the cemetery the corpse is generally carried to some revered mosque.
The corpse was treated with natron and asphalt, and wound in a copious swathing of linen bandage, with a mask of linen and stucco on the face.
Then the corpse is brought and laid in the midst; the pile is kindled and the roaring flame rises, mingled with weeping, till all is consumed.
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Pierre was received as if he were a corpse or a leper.
Only when the victim ceased to struggle and his cries changed to a long- drawn, measured death rattle did the crowd around his prostrate, bleeding corpse begin rapidly to change places.
A painstaking police officer, considering the presence of a corpse in his excellency's courtyard unseemly, told the dragoons to take it away.
From the moment Pierre had recognized the appearance of the mysterious force nothing had seemed to him strange or dreadful: neither the corpse smeared with soot for fun nor these women hurrying away nor the burned ruins of Moscow.