Ashes sentence example
Dad wanted me to bury his ashes here too.
The book's fate was to burn until not even ashes remained!
The vessels contained a dark dust, apparently disintegrated ashes, small pieces of bone, and a number of small pieces of jewelry in gold, silver, white and red cornelian, amethyst, topaz, garnet, coral and crystal.
Megan tossed the ashes, tray and all, into the trash can beside her desk.
The ashes had long since stopped burning, and the air was still filled with magic.Advertisement
The account of the death and cremation of the Buddha, preserved in the Buddhist canon, states that one-eighth portion of the ashes was presented to the Sakiya clan, and that they built a thupa, or memorial mound, over it.'
And we need have no hesitation in accepting this as a monument put up over a portion of the ashes from the funeral pyre of Gotama the Buddha.
Of the carbon dioxide and ammonia no exhaustion can take place, but of the mineral constitutents the supply is limited because the soil cannot afford an indefinite amount of them; hence the chief care of the farmer, and the function of manures, is to restore to the soil those minerals which each crop is found, by the analysis of its ashes, to take up in its growth.
The guardsman lowered his gaze to the ashes as he began digging in earnest.
Ashes and dirt sullied his uniform and made him sneeze.Advertisement
She and her father had buried Mom's ashes there, and then after he died, Josh had helped her bury his ashes there too.
The copper tray hit the bottom of the can with a loud clatter, spewing ashes into the stale office air.
The acrid smell of cigarette ashes burned her nose and brought tears to her eyes.
I felt the hot breath from the engine on my face, and the smoke and ashes almost choked us.
As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.Advertisement
Russia will shudder to learn of the abandonment of the city in which her greatness is centered and in which lie the ashes of your ancestors!
In a natural state it is obtained from bones, guano and wood ashes; and in an artificial condition from basic slag or Thomas's phosphate, coprolites and superphosphate of lime.
To do this deftly, the hands should be plunged from time to time in dry ashes, to prevent the clay from sticking to them.
Two others are proclamations commemorating visits paid by the king, one to the dome erected over the ashes of Konagamana, the Buddha, another to the birthplace of Gotama, the Buddha.
After Mom died, Dad and I put a marker here for her and buried her ashes here.Advertisement
The building had been burnt to the ground, and the guardsman began the process of sifting through the ashes.
The salient event of Bela's reign was the terrible Tatar invasion which reduced three-quarters of Hungary to ashes.
The ground is to be pared and burnt, and unslacked lime must be added to the ashes.
The manufacture of glass, also practised in Egypt, demanded a knowledge of sodium or potassium carbonates; the former occurs as an efflorescence on the shores of certain lakes; the latter was obtained from wood ashes.
The lavas and ashes ejected by these volcanoes consist of liparite, dacite, andesite and basalt.Advertisement
The composition of the ashes of different coals is subject to considerable variation, as will be seen by Table II.
Perhaps the use of ashes in mourning had the same origin.
In the rite of death-bed penance given in the old Mozarabic Christian ritual of Spain, ashes were poured over the sick man.
The Polish princes opposed a valiant but ineffectual resistance; the towns of Sandomir and Cracow were reduced to ashes, and all who were able fled to the mountains of Hungary or the forests of Moravia.
In fact, the ashes of herbs generally are richer in potash than those of the trunks and branches of trees; yet, for obvious reasons, the latter are of greater industrial importance as sources of potassium carbonate.Advertisement
The purified carbonate (which still contains most of the chloride of the raw material and other impurities) is known as "pearl ashes."
But by far the most important of the Tertiary rocks are the volcanic lavas, agglomerates and ashes, which cover so much of the country.
Maize or Indian corn was cultivated on patches of ground where, as in the Hindu jam, the trees and bushes were burnt and the seed planted in the soil manured by the ashes.
Streams of rainwater, formed by condensation of exhaled steam often mingled with volcanic ashes so as to produce mud, are known as lava d'acqua, whilst the streams of molten matter are called lava di fuoco.
Iodine is obtained either from kelp (the ashes of burnt seaweed) or from the mother-liquors obtained in the purification of Chile saltpetre.Advertisement
The haulm and husks are either used for litter or burned, and the ashes spread upon the land.
Its growth is greatly stimulated by the ashes resulting from the practice of paring and burning.
The altar of Zeus consists of a great mound of ashes with a retaining wall.
There is a portrait of her in the Capitoline Museum at Rome, and a bronze medal in the British Museum representing the bringing back of her ashes to Rome by order of Caligula.
According to an account of the natives, a violent eruption of Kilauea occurred in 1789, or about that time, and deposits of volcanic sand, large stones, sponge-like scoria (pumice) and ashes for miles around are evidence of such an eruption.Advertisement
The objection raised by the Aquitanian presbyter Vigilantius (c. 400) to the belief that the souls of the martyrs to a certain extent clung to their ashes, and heard the prayers of those who approached them, appeared to his contemporaries to be frivolous;.
The custom, which is ultimately based on the penance of "sackcloth and ashes" spoken of by the prophets of the Old Testament, has been dropped in those of the reformed Churches which still observe the fast; but it is retained in the Roman Catholic Church, the day being known as dies cinerum (day of ashes) or dies cineris et cilicii (day of ash and sackcloth).
The ashes, obtained by burning the palms or their substitutes used in the ceremonial of the previous Palm Sunday, are placed in a vessel on the altar before High Mass.
After another prayer the ashes are thrice sprinkled with holy water and thrice censed.
In the American Prayer Book the office of Commination is omitted, with the exception of the three concluding prayers, which are derived from the prayers and anthems said or sung during the blessing and distribution of the ashes according to the Sarum Missal.Advertisement
If his bellows had only a single opening, that through which they delivered the blast upon the fire, then in inflating them he would draw back into them the hot air and ashes from the fire.
Whole towns and villages were laid in ashes, and vast districts turned into deserts.
This was burnt mouth-down in the oven., and the ashes on the ground reduced the red haematite to black magnetic oxide of iron; some traces of carbonyl in the ash helped to rearrange the magnetite as a brilliant mirror-like surface of intense black.
Vessels of clay, more or less ornate in character, which occur with these early interments of unburnt bodies, have been regarded as food-vessels and drinking-cups, differing in character and purpose from the cinerary urns of larger size in which the ashes of the dead were deposited after cremation.
The chamber, no longer regarded as a habitation to be tenanted by the deceased, became simply a cist for the reception of the urn which held his ashes.Advertisement
The white and calcined bones were then picked out of the ashes by the friends and placed in a metallic urn, which was deposited in a hollow grave or cist and covered over with large well-fitting stones.
The incinerated bones were collected from the ashes and placed in a golden urn along with those of Patroclus, Achilles's dearest friend.
On the boundary mountains the trees are mainly coniferous; in the interior oaks, elms, beeches and ashes are conspicuous.
Good hydraulic mortars may be made from lime mixed with furnace ashes or burnt clay as the pozzuolanic constituent.
The old temple entirely vanished in the IVth dynasty, and a smaller building was erected behind it, enclosing a wide hearth of black ashes.
Pottery models of offerings are found in the ashes, and these were probably the substitutes for sacrifices decreed by Cheops (Khufu) in his temple reforms. A great clearance of temple offerings was made now, or earlier, and a chamber full of them has yielded the fine ivory carvings and the glazed figures and tiles which show the splendid work of the Ist dynasty.
The two leading types of volcanic areas are the plateaus, in which sheets of porphyrites, basalts and even trachytes were emitted, sometimes with wide discharge of volcanic ashes, and the puys, or isolated vents, or scattered groups of vents, which discharged comparatively a small amount of lava and ashes.
The old Jacobites were dying out; James never had a minister who was not baited by three-fourths of the party, and denounced as a favourite at best, at worst a traitor; and the Cause would have sunk into ashes but for the promise of his eldest son, Prince Charles.
Pre-eminent among these is the discovery, by Mr William Peppe, on the Birdpur estate, adjoining the boundary between English and Nepalese territory, of the stupa, or cairn, erected by the Sakiya clan over their share of the ashes from the cremation pyre of the Buddha.
The lavas and ashes are for the most part andesitic.
A mixture of pounded brick, clay and ashes was then ground finely in water to the consistence of cream, and successive coats of this mixture were then applied with a brush, till a second skin was formed all over the wax, fitting closely into every line and depression of the modelling.
On the uppermost terrace, defined by the great Cyclopean supporting wall, exactly as described by Pausanias, the excavations revealed a layer of ashes and charred wood, below which were found numerous objects of earliest date, together with some remains of the walls resting on a polygonal platform - all forming part of the earliest temple.
The matter transported consisted of soil of various kinds - sand, ashes, fragments of lava, pozzolana and whitish pumice, enclosing grains of uncalcined lime, similar in every respect to those of Pompeii.
Tufa is also found in the lowest part of the city towards the sea in front of the few houses that have been discovered; and in the very high banks that surround them, as also in the lowest part of the theatre, there are plainly to be seen earth, sand, ashes, fragments 3 C.I.L.
During the Thirty Years' War Baden suffered severely from the various combatants, but especially from the French, who pillaged it in 1643, and laid it in ashes in 1689.
No one now doubts that the French fleet should have been reduced to ashes, and might have been, had Lord Gambier had the talents, the energy, or the experience of many of his juniors.
The ashes were reverently collected by Livia, and placed in the mausoleum by the Tiber which her husband had built for himself and his family.
It also occurs in tea, cocoa, coffee, tobacco and in the ashes of beetroot.
The outbreak lasted four days and the volcanic dust and ashes erupted fell over a vast area, which comprised Jamaica, southern Mexico and Bogota.
The present imposing building was begun by Lodovico it Moro in 1490; in the library are preserved some of the ashes of Columbus, who was a student here.
With his last breath Beowulf names Wiglaf his successor, and ordains that his ashes shall be enshrined in a great mound, placed on a lofty cliff, so that it may be a mark for sailors far out at sea.
The treasures of the dragon's hoard are buried with his ashes; and when the great mound is finished, twelve of Beowulf's most famous warriors ride around it, celebrating the praises of the bravest, gentlest and most generous of kings.
Skandaalso called Kumara (the youth), Karttikeya, or Subrahmanya (in the south) - the six-headed war-lord of the gods; and Ganese, the lord (or leader) of Siva's troupes of attendants, being at the same time the elephant-headed, paunch-bellied god of wisdom; whilst a third, Kama (Kamadeva) or Kandarpa, the god of love, gets his popular epithet of Ananga," the bodiless,"from his having once, in frolicsome play, tried the power of his arrows upon Siva, whilst engaged in austere practices, when a single glance from the third (forehead) eye of the angry god reduced the mischievous urchin to ashes.
It is possible that the lyncurium of the ancients, which according to Theophrastus attracted light bodies, was tourmaline, a mineral found in Ceylon, which had been christened by the Dutch with the name of aschentrikker, or the attractor of ashes.
In June 1155 Arnold was hanged, his body burnt, and the ashes were thrown into the Tiber.
It is much prized for bedsteads, writing-desks, shoe-lasts, &c. The wood forms excellent fuel and charcoal, while the ashes are rich in alkaline principles, furnishing a large proportion of the potash exported from Boston and New York.
Gypsum, bone-dust, superphosphate of lime and nitrate of soda may also be used, and wood ashes are advantageous if the soil contains much vegetable matter; but the best results are usually obtained when farmyard manure is supplemented by artificials, not by using artificials alone.
The town was captured by the Swedish forces in 1633, and in the war of the Austrian Succession it was more than once laid in ashes.
The lavas and ashes which form these cones are mostly andesitic. Mud " volcanoes " occur upon the Makran coast, but it is doubtful whether these are in any way connected with true volcanic agencies.
The eastern ranges of the Bolivian Andes are formed of Palaeozoic rocks with granitic and other intrusions; the Western Cordillera consists chiefly of Jurassic and Cretaceous beds, together with the lavas and ashes of the great volcanoes; while the intervening plateau is covered by freshwater and terrestrial deposits through which rise ridges of Palaeozoic rock and of a series of red sandstones and gypsiferous marls of somewhat uncertain age (probably, in part at least, Cretaceous).
Ferdinand died on the feast of Saint John the Evangelist, the 24th of June 1065, in Leon, with many manifestations of ardent piety - having laid aside his crown and royal mantle, dressed in the frock of a monk and lying on a bier, covered with ashes, which was placed before the altar of the church of Saint Isidore.
The exhumation and burning of his body in 1428, when the ashes were cast into the Swift, gave rise to the saying that their distribution by the river to the ocean resembled that of Wycliffe's doctrines over the world.
His ashes were brought to Rome in the following year (20) by his wife Agrippina, and deposited in the grave of Augustus.
The central and most picturesque part of the district is formed of great masses of volcanic ashes and tuffs, with intrusions of basalts and granite, all of Ordovician (Lower Silurian) age.
If they do not undertake these duties, they may make by-laws imposing on the occupiers of premises the duty of cleansing footways and pavements, the removal of house refuse, and the cleansing of earth-closets, privies, ashpits and cesspools; and an urban council may also make by-laws for the prevention of nuisances arising from snow, filth, dust, ashes and rubbish, and for the prevention of the keeping of animals on any premises so as to be injurious to health.
Of still more recent date are the basalts and ashes west of Massawa and around Annesley Bay and known as the Aden Volcanic Series.
Oaks, elms, firs, ashes and beeches are the principal forest trees.
Every manor-house was reduced to ashes.
His body was burned, and his ashes, which at the time were placed under a pyramid designed by Kleber, were transferred in 1889 to the Pantheon at Paris.
His body was afterwards burned, and the ashes conveyed to Quito.
In some primitive holy shrines the bones and ashes of the victims sacrificed were allowed to accumulate, and upon this new fires were kindled.
He wore sackcloth, made his bed in ashes, and fasted or used only the very plainest fare.
In these cases the producers are arranged outside the iron-works, glass-works, &c., in an open yard where all the manipulations of feeding them with coal, of stoking, and of removing the ashes are performed without interfering with the work inside.
The door b serves for removing the slags and ashes from the bottom of V, as far as they do not fall through the grate.
The inside shape of the producer is such that the upper, less hot portion cannot get stopped, as it widens out towards the bottom; the lower, hotter portion, where the ashes are already fluxed, is contracted to a slit a, through which the air ascends.
The introduction of the air and the removal of the ashes takes place at the narrower ends.
The bottom is formed by a water-tank and the ashes are quenched here.
The yield of ammonium sulphate is 75 lb from a ton of coal (slack with 11.5% ashes and 55% fixed carbon).
Then, in the event of a continued drought, fasts of increasing intensity are ordered; and as a last resort the ark is to be brought into the street and sprinkled with ashes, the heads of the Nasi and Ab-beth-din being at the same time similarly sprinkled.'
All the men, women, and children were put to the sword, the statues, paintings and works of art were seized and shipped to Rome, and then the place was reduced to ashes.
In3209 ten of his followers were burnt before the gates of Paris, and Amalric's own body was exhumed and burnt and the ashes given to the winds.
The Amazons are also said to have undertaken an expedition against the island of Leuke, at the mouth of the Danube, where the ashes of Achilles had been deposited by Thetis.
The interior of the tableland consists for the most part of barren, grassless deserts, the surface being covered by gravel, loose fragments of rock, lava, driftsand, ashes and glacial detritus.
On the occasion of outbreaks the fine ashes are scattered over a large portion of the island, and sometimes carried far across the Atlantic. After the eruption of Katla in 1625 the ashes were blown as far as Bergen in Norway, and when Askja was in eruption in 1875 a rain of ashes fell on the west coast of Norway II hours 40 minutes, and at Stockholm 15 hours, afterwards.
Salt, too, is obtained from the ashes of wood saturated by sea-water.
Not only did certain newspapers, such as the Capitole and the Journal du Commerce, and clubs, such as the Culottes de peau carry it on zealously; but the diplomatic humiliation of France in the affair of Mehemet Ali in 1840, with the outburst of patriotism which accompanied it, followed by the concessions made by the government to public opinion, such as, for example, the bringing back of the ashes of Napoleon I., all helped to revive revolutionary and Napoleonic memories.
On the 15th of December, the very day that Napoleon's ashes were deposited at the Invalides, he was taken to the fortress of Ham.
The Eskimo know the moon as a man who visits earth, and, again, as a girl who had her face spotted by ashes which the Sun threw at her.
Port Royal was destroyed, the nuns dispersed, and the ashes of the dead scattered to the four winds.
His ashes were deposited in a golden urn on the Rhoetean promontory at the entrance of the Hellespont.
Nothing was found in it except a few ashes and a broken vase of Egyptian alabaster.
In 1252 the town, which had been raised from its ashes by Henry I., the Bearded, became the capital of a principality of Glogau, and in 1482 town and district were united to the Bohemian crown.
Volcanic action is still going on in these latitudes, as the glaciers are at times covered by ashes, but the predominant rocks to the east are the Tertiary granite, while to the west gneiss, older granite and Palaeozoic rocks prevail.
On each of its outer walls are seven arched recesses, intended to contain the ashes of the first literati and scientists of his court.
Ironically he was scattering the ashes of the father of another climber.
At least one consolation of a wet weekend is that it enabled us to watch England regain the ashes.
There must have been a fashion for planting these weeping ashion for planting these weeping ashes.
An alternative to burial is to scatter or bury the ashes from a cremation in the garden.
As DOGGETT stares at the body, it now appears completely burnt just ashes loosely attached to the bones.
In the majority of cases the cremation ashes are strewn or buried in the gardens of remembrance.
We have a number of different urns or ashes caskets for you to keep the ashes in at home.
Holmes knocked out the ashes of his pipe with a quiet chuckle.
There was burnt brick with black cinders and ashes on top.
Ashes are what remains of anything combustible after it has been burned.
Ashes to ashes The eminent cultural critic Lewis Mumford saw even more striking parallels between a culture's relationships with death and life.
The poet Hesiod tells a fable of Zeus creating a race of bronze men from Ashes.
Perhaps a little too gory was the inclusion of a bowl of human ashes in the exhibits.
Robson stars as George Stevenson, a bereaved husband who dreams of sending his wife's ashes into outer space.
Above this squared architrave were laid the joists of the ceiling, and those of the floor upon the layer of ashes.
Ashes from the fire were used to make lye, the period equivalent of Persil, a homemade washing liquid to do the laundry.
The ashes of a fire showed beyond rusty bars of the grate under a black marble mantelpiece.
Lead glaze made opaque by the addition of tin ashes.
Holly Colvin a left arm orthodox bowler made her test debut last year in the ashes winning side against Australia.
Wood ashes contain soluble potassium which reaches the plant quickly.
With great prescience Linde renamed the cellars the Phoenix Distillery, and from the ashes of one industry another emerged.
In Western legend, the phoenix, or Red Bird, rises from the ashes of its own funeral pyre to live again.
The three figures, ashes of hellfire, slipped down and then re-formed beside him.
As well as traditional graves we have a garden of remembrance memorial garden where ashes may be buried under standard roses.
Is it to bow down his head like a rush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him?
Will they don sackcloth and ashes, and promise to treat cop and State sources more skeptically in future?
Having three main branches and roots the tree was believed to have sprung from the beginning of time out of primordial slime and ashes.
Wind of ashes The early stanzas establish their breakneck speed through the device of their length.
Near the summit, on the banks of a little tarn, the ashes of that same author were scattered.
Another was a funeral urn for a Great Dane's ashes.
Sixteen years after his death the French treasurer d'Alibert made arrangements for the conveyance of the ashes to his native land; and in 1667 they were interred in the church of Ste Genevieve du Mont, the modern Pantheon.
Repetition of one crop exhausts the ground; rotation will lighten the strain, only the exhausted soil must be copiously dressed with manure or ashes.
The Eastern empire had been for a time annihilated by the movement which in 1095 it had helped to evoke; and if it rose from its ashes in 1261 for two centuries of renewed life, it was never more than the shadow of its old self, with little hold on Asia Minor and less on Greece and the Archipelago, which the Latins still continued to occupy until they were finally conquered by the Ottoman Turks.
Clad in Eastern paraphernalia, he officiated at the numerous sacrifices indicated by the remains of iron and bronze knives, hatchets, chains, ashes and bones of oxen, sheep, goats, swine, fowl, &c. There was pouring of libations, chanting and music, and bells and candles were employed in the service.
The greater the heat of the ashes the more would the sand adhere to and impress the inner surface of the vessels.
He established works in Crutched Friars, and to him is probably due the introduction of the use of soda-ash, made from seaweed and seaside plants, in place of the crude potash made from fern and wood ashes.
The seed is now set; usually it is thoroughly mixed with a relatively large quantity of fine ashes, sand or meal, to facilitate thin and even sowing, and the surface of the bed is afterwards lightly brushed over with a broom; it is very important to avoid burying the seed at all deeply; a light covering of cloth or muslin, raised on short sticks, is often stretched over the bed.
Being all condemned to the rack in order to extort confession, they appealed to the parlement; but this body, being as weak as the subordinate magistrates, sentenced the father to the torture, ordinary and extraordinary, to be broken alive upon the wheel, and then to be burnt to ashes; which decree was carried into execution on the 9th of March 1762.
The apron did not dry quickly enough to suit me, so I drew nearer and threw it right over the hot ashes.
He gazed into the cellar from all sides and points of view by turns, always lying down to it, as if there was some treasure, which he remembered, concealed between the stones, where there was absolutely nothing but a heap of bricks and ashes.
Yes, sire, and Moscow is now in ashes.
The church which rose from the ashes was built from locally quarried magnesium limestone and heavily restored in the nineteenth century.
In the desert the souls of men are either consumed by the fire or reborn from the ashes.
So I am ashamed of all I have said and repent in dust and ashes.
The urn is reputed to contain a set of burnt bails symbolizing " the ashes of English cricket ".
The phoenix represents the new Boro rising from the ashes of the old Urban District.
He also said that the republic had " risen like a phoenix from the ashes of despair ".
No such license is needed for the scattering of cremation ashes.
You are standing outside what was once your home in Lanark, but is now smoldering ashes.
The World Cup v Ashes debate is split fairly evenly at the moment.
Another was a funeral urn for a Great Dane 's ashes.
Old experiences may have but little fire in their ashes, tho often in their ashes live their wonted fires.
Tupac Shakur was cremated and his ashes were divided among family members.
He was cremated, and his ashes were given to his wife, Courtney Love.
It is unknown where his ashes are today.
John Lennon was cremated, and his ashes were given to his wife, Yoko Ono.
He has proven his acting chops outside of Twilight with a series of films including Water for Elephants and Little Ashes.
Some of his other films include Little Ashes, Water for Elephants, and Bel Ami.
That role came along in the form of Little Ashes, a movie that focuses on the lives of artist Salvador Dali, writer Federico Garcia Larca and filmmaker Luis Bunuel.
The roots are fleshy, and in some districts it is well to cover them with coal ashes on the approach of winter.
The bulbs increase rapidly in warm open soils, and they may be left in the ground with a covering of ashes in the south.
Here it will be convenient to adhere to the old classification, which places Pears under Pyrus, Apples under Malus, Beams under Aria, and Mountain Ashes and Service Trees under Sorbus.
Its pale green foliage goes well with any flower, and it may be grown against a sunny wall, where, if protected by a heap of ashes over its roots and a warm straw mat over its branches, it will pass through the winter safely.
An American told me he had never seen it so well in its own country as in my garden in Sussex, where the only protection it has is a few ashes thrown round the roots in winter.
First, stop adding lime or wood ashes to the soil.
In 2001, the band released Beneath the Encasing of Ashes on Pluto Records.
Fire screens - These screens aren't absolutely necessary, but if you like to hear the crackle of a warm fire, you need a screen so no hot ashes pop out into your room.
Gas fireplace inserts give the homeowner the ability to have a blazing hot fire to warm their home during the winter months, without having to deal with ashes, seasoned wood and poor efficiency.
Livestock manures, vegetable peelings and scraps, wood ashes, and other items that you might normally throw away make excellent compost.
If there are hot ashes in the fireplace, do not close the damper.
Place hot ashes in a metal container and put it outside the home.
If you choose cremation, what should be done with your ashes?
Click the ashtray, then click the trashcan to empty the ashes.
However, pica involving dozens of other substances, including cigarette butts and ashes, hair, paint chips, and paper have also been reported.
Affordable Sea Burial allows clients to send cremated remains along with a fee and in return the ashes will be disbursed into the ocean.
Some people choose to have their pet cremated and the ashes returned to them.
The child can also have the option of scattering the ashes where he or she desires, such as the beach or dog park.
A small amount of ashes can also be kept in a piece of cremation jewelry that the youngster can wear.
For the environmentally conscious individual, a green burial may be more appropriate, while others may prefer to be cremated and have their ashes scattered or placed in a family urn.
Our products include pet grave markers, pet urns, custom pet portraits and drawings (some incorporate the ashes in the oils and acrylics), pet keepsake boxes, pet memorial jewelry, blankets, and engraved glass pieces.
Once the carbon source has been obtained - usually one cup of ashes or a handful of hair is sufficient for several gems - it is purified to ensure a quality gem.
The company has strict tracking procedures to ensure that a loved one's ashes are not misdirected into other gems, and each stone is assigned a unique 16 digit tracking number before the manufacturing process begins.
Memorial diamonds utilize a carbon source taken from cremated ashes of one or more deceased persons.
Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes, 'Tis, and Teacher Man, taught English literature at a high school in New York.
While he has not had many film roles, he has acted in How To Be and Little Ashes.
Some popular newer titles, such as Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt and The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd are also available.
This mythical black bird was alleged to have risen out of it's own ashes to begin life anew.
If you change up the coloring, the tattoo could be considered to some sort of phoenix rising from the ashes.
Homemade tattoo ink is an inferior substitute to professionally manufactured dyes, but that doesn't stop many at-home tattoo enthusiasts from concocting their own formulas from soot and ashes.
If the client wishes, the artist may rub tattoo ink or ashes into the completed cuts to impart color to the scars.
A small child or animal could also get very sick if they ingest any of the residue and ashes found on either side of the enclosure.
Wet the ball with water and then gently press it into the ashes.
If you have caked on burns and ashes, you can grab a flat, old razor blade and remove it by scraping.
Take some duct tape to cover up the razor blade and scrape ashes off of the glass or metal.
A Cricket fireplace vacuum cleaner can be a great tool for helping keeping fireplaces and wood burning stoves free from soot and ashes.
When you use a fireplace or wood burning stove, it's only natural that ashes will form and begin to build up on the floor and in the cracks and crevices of the entire enclosure.
Removing ashes and other residue is an important part of fireplace maintenance and will keep your unit looking great and functioning properly.
While using a shovel can be an effective way to remove ashes from a fireplace, this technique is labor intensive and can be messy.
Additionally, while using a shovel can be a good way to remove the majority of ashes from your fireplace, a good bit of residue will likely be left behind.
This small cleaning appliance can make short work of keeping your fireplace free from ashes and soot.
Rather than having to manually shovel and sweep out the ashes that occur naturally, you can simply plug in your vacuum and rely on the power of suction to quickly and easily do away with the mess.
These types of vacuums are small and easy to maneuver, providing an efficient and effective means of removing ashes from your fireplace.
If you are using a charcoal grill for your outdoor cooking needs, it's important to develop the habit of removing the ashes following each use.
Simply brush away loose ashes from the base of your grill once it has cooled.
In ancient Babylon, people made soap by mixing ashes and oil.
This text discusses the Roman creation of soap from tallow and ashes.
Traditionally, lye was made at home by leaching water through wood ashes.
Jetstream by New Order - From the tragic ashes of Joy Division rose New Order, oh so many years ago.
From the ashes of Nirvana, drummer Dave Grohl created the Foo Fighters in 1995.
The Foo Fighters didn't just magically form out of the ashes of what was left of Nirvana after Kurt Cobain's death in 1994.
Jim Jones found a jacket with initials MMJ monogrammed on it in the ashes of his favorite bar when it burned down.
When one of their friends, Ivory, dies, they decide to use his ashes as fertilizer to grow marijuana.
Ivory's ghost comes to them when they smoke the marijuana from the batch that was fertilized with his ashes, and he gives Silas and Jamal all of the answers to the THC exams.
They manage to stay ahead of the curve at Harvard as long as they smoke the marijuana grown from Ivory's ashes, but when that is stolen and smoked by another student, they fall behind.
The smoke the ashes of John Quincy Adams, but that does not have the same effect.
As is the tradition among fishermen, Harris was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.
He dug deeper into the pile of cement blocks and ashes before him.
In New South Wales the body is often burned and the ashes buried.
His ashes (according to some authorities, his body) were taken to Rome.
The animals were decorated with wampum and strangled, and then the sins of the people were transferred to them; then the remains were burned and the ashes gathered up, taken through the village and sprinkled before every house.
In the upper parts of the valleys a number of lakes occur, occupying hollows and rock basins in the agglomerates and ashes, fed by springs, and feeding many of the streams that drain the mountain slopes.
In the vestibules dirty water is still to be met with, but the hells are full of scorching consuming fire, except Krun's domain, where is nought but dust, ashes and vacancy.
When it was entirely consumed, the boundary stone, which had been previously anointed and crowned with garlands, was placed upon the hot ashes and fixed in the ground.
The city, however, soon rose from its ashes, the churches were rebuilt and new streets laid out on a scale of considerable magnificence.
On his return from exile, after the subsidence of the Tatar deluge, he found his kingdom in ashes; and his two great remedies, wholesale immigration and castle-building, only sowed the seeds of fresh disasters.
The art of boiling sugar was known in Gangetic India, from which it was carried to China in the first half of the 7th century; but sugar refining cannot have then been known, for the Chinese learned the use of ashes for this purpose only in the Mongol period, from Egyptian visitors?
Geology.'--The Eastern Cordillera., which, however, is but little known, appears to consist, as in Bolivia, chiefly of Palaeozoic rocks; the western ranges of the Andes are formed of Mesozoic beds, together with recent volcanic lavas and ashes; and the lower hills near the coast are composed of granite, syenite and other crystalline rocks, sometimes accompanied by limestones and sandstones, which are probably of Lower Cretaceous age, and often covered by marine Tertiary deposits.
On the south Fuji slopes unbroken to the sea, but on the other three sides the plain from which it rises is surrounded by mountains, among which, on the north and west, a series of most picturesque lakes has been formed in consequence of the rivers having been dammed by ashes ejected from Fujis crater.
Aso-take is still an active volcano, but its eruptions during recent years have been confined to ashes and dust.
Evidently the idea of the great Yokoya experts, the originators of the style, was to break away from the somewhat formal monotony of ordinary engraving, where each line performs exactly the same function, and to convert the chisel into an artists i It is first boiled in a lye obtained by lixiviating wood ashes; it is next polished with charcoal powder; then immersed in plum vinegar and salt; then washed with weak lye and placed in a, tub of water to remove all traces of alkali, the final step being to digest in a boiling solution of copper sulphate, verdigris and water.
The supernatant liquid is led into settling tanks, where a further amount of "gold is deposited, r and is then filtered through sawdust or sand, the sawdust being afterwards burnt and the gold separated from the ashes and the sand treated in the chloridizing vat.
The oldest are tombe a pozzo, or shaft graves, containing the ashes of the dead in an urn, of the Villanova period, the oldest of them probably pre-Etruscan; in some of these tombs hut urns, like those of Latium, are found.
The work, he says, is the "production of a decided partisan," who "rakes in the ashes of long-forgotten and a thousand times buried slanders, 1 Lord Brougham, overlooking the constitutional chapter in the Middle Ages, censured Hallam for making an arbitrary beginning at this point, and proposed to write a more complete history himself.
The method of making these "mild" alkalis into "caustic" alkalis by treatment with lime was practised in the time of Pliny in connexion with the manufacture of soap, and it was also known that the ashes of shore-plants yielded a hard soap and those of land-plants a soft one.
But the two substances were generally confounded as "fixed alkali" (carbonate of ammonia being "volatile alkali"), till Duhamel du Monceau in 1736 established the fact that common salt and the ashes of seaplants contain the same base as is found in natural deposits of soda salts ("mineral alkali"), and that this body is different from the "vegetable alkali" obtained by incinerating land plants or wood (pot-ashes).
Its roof is a single flat stratum of limestone; its walls are well marked by lines of stratification; dripstone also partly covers the walls, fills a deep fissure at the end of the cave, and spreads over the floor, where it mingles with an ancient bed of ashes, forming an ash-breccia (mostly firm and solid) that encloses fragments of sandstone, flint spalls, flint implements, charcoal and bones.
The stratum of ashes was from 50 cm.
Six human skeletons were found buried in the ashes.
Considerable numbers of bone or horn awls were found in the ashes, as well as fragments of pottery, but no "ceremonial" objects.
After the battle of Eggmiihl in 1809 the Austrians retired upon Regensburg, and the pursuing French defeated them again beneath its walls and reduced a great part of the city to ashes.
When the flames had done their office, the ashes that were left and even the soil on which they lay were carefully removed and thrown into the Rhine.
In each province they had found the best springs, beds of clay, paint, soapstone, flinty rock, friable stone for sculpture and hard, tenacious stone for tools, and used ashes for salt.
Among the incidental operations are (a) the valuation of the bullion by weighing and assaying it; (b) " rating" the bullion, or calculating the amount of copper to be added to make up the standard alloy; (c) recovering the values from ground-up crucibles, ashes and floor sweepings (the Mint " sweep "); (d) assaying the melted bars; (e) " pyxing " the finished coin or selecting specimens to be weighed and assayed; (f) " telling " or counting the coin.
Louis David painted "Marat Assassinated," and a veritable cult was rendered to the Friend of the People, whose ashes were transferred to the Pantheon with great pomp on the 21st of September 1794 - to be cast out again in virtue of the decree of the 8th of February 1795.
Incredible as it may seem, the expedition to place the false Demetrius on the Muscovite throne was a private speculation of a few Lithuanian magnates, and similar enterprises on the part of other irresponsible noblemen on the Danube or Dniester brought upon unhappy Poland retaliatory Tatar raids, which reduced whole provinces to ashes.
Every manor-house and castle was reduced to ashes.
Pot firmly, and plunge the pots in several inches of ashes out of doors, to protect the bulbs from frost.
The bulbs are placed in long shallow boxes, plunged in soil or ashes in the open air, and are later introduced as required into heat in semi-darkness, and are afterwards transferred to benches in the forcing houses where they flower.
From this source all soils contain small proportions of sodium in soluble forms, hence the ashes of plants, although they preferably imbibe potassium salts, contain traces and sometimes notable quantities of sodium salts.
It successfully resisted the attacks of the insurgent peasants under Stephen Fadinger on the 21st and 22nd of July 1626, but its suburbs were laid in ashes.
Ashes particularly rich in potash are those of burning nettles, wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), tansy (Tanacetum vulgare), fumitory (Fumaria officinalis), and tobacco.
The ceremonial of the ashes was not proscribed in England at the Reformation; it was indeed enjoined by a proclamation of Henry VIII.
It is unnecessary here to rake among the ashes of this prolonged dispute, but it may be noted that Helmholtz, who, in his lecture on "Ice and Glaciers," adopted Thomson's theory, afterwards added in an appendix that he had come to the conclusion that Tyndall had "assigned the essential and principal cause of glacier motion in referring it to fracture and regelation" (1865).
In the Lawes Testimonial Laboratory there is a vast collection of samples of experimentally grown produce, annual products, ashes and soils.
These are unfitted for garden purposes until improved by draining, liming, trenching and the addition of porous materials, such as ashes, burnt ballast or sand, but when thoroughly improved they are very fertile and less liable to become exhausted than most other soils.
It should be mixed with six or eight times its weight of loam or ashes, charred peat, charcoal-dust or some earthy matter, before it is applied to the soil, as from its causticity it is otherwise not unlikely to kill or injure the plants to which it is administered.
The value of wood ashes as a manure very much depends upon the carbonate and other salts of potash which they contain.
They should be protected from frosts by a covering of ashes over the crown during winter.
The first observing savage who noticed it among his ashes might easily infer that it resulted from the action of burning wood on certain extremely heavy stones.
Vesuvius (q.v.), the volcanic forces of which had been slumbering for unknown ages, suddenly burst into violent eruption, which, while it carried devastation all around the beautiful gulf, buried the two cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii under dense beds of cinders and ashes.
Pompeii was merely covered with a bed of lighter substances, cinders, small stones and ashes, which fell in a dry state, while at Herculaneum the same substances, being drenched with water, hardened into a sort of tuf a, which in places is 65 ft.
Of late years it has been found possible in many cases to take casts of the bodies found - a complete mould having been formed around them by the fine white ashes, partially consolidated by water.
It will soon be forgotten, in these days of stoves, that we used to roast potatoes in the ashes, after the Indian fashion.
Use a metal container to store the ashes.
The city had struggled through the drabness of poverty and joblessness in an effort to raise itself from the ashes of long-dead industries.
We could cremate him and spread a few ashes around so the widow has a place to mourn.
Courtois isolated the element iodine from " kelp," the burnt ashes of marine plants.
The ashes should be spread as soon as possible and covered by a shallow ploughing.
We nicknamed him the Phoenix, which is notorious for not only rising from ashes but also for taking down everyone and everything around them in flames.
Several other pines are found, and among the less important timber trees are black spruce, Carolina balsam, beeches, ashes, sycamore or button wood, sweet gum and lindens.
It is probable that when the metal rod was withdrawn the vessel was filled with sand, to prevent collapse, and buried in heated ashes to anneal.
Long after the fire burned down, she stared at the ashes, tears coursing down her cheeks.
Formerly the fakirs were always nude and smeared with ashes; but now they are compelled to wear some pretence of clothing.
The paschal lamb is no longer eaten but represented by the shank bone of a lamb roasted in the ashes; unleavened bread and bitter herbs (haroseth) are eaten; four cups of wine are drunk before and after the repast, and a certain number of Psalms are recited.
But towards the top the upward growth of vegetation had not concealed the loose ashes which still remained as evidence of the volcanic nature of the place.
Within the period of Japans written history several eruptions are recorded the last having been in 1707, when the whole summit burst into flame, rocks were shattered, ashes fell to a depth of several inches even in Yedo (TOkyO), 60 m.
Thus various parts of criminals, such as the thigh bone of a hanged man, moss grown on a human skull, &c., were used, and even the celebrated Dr Culpeper in the 17th century recommended " the ashes of the head of a coal black cat as a specific for such as have a skin growing over their sight."
The corpse may be burnt, in part or as a whole; portions may be assigned to the priest, the sacrificer and the gods; the skull, bones, &c., may receive special treatment; the fat or blood may be set aside, and they or the ashes may be singled out as the share of the god, to be offered upon the altar; the skin of the victim may be employed as a covering for the idol or material representative of the god, either permanently or till the next annual sacrifice.
The victim was often kept in captivity and well fed; to transfer their sins people laid their hands upon him as he was led in procession, his head covered with ashes; on the way to the place of sacrifice were three enclosures, the second open to chiefs and priest only, the third to the officiant and his helper alone; the blood of the victim was offered to the gods.
In 1884 the ejected dust and ashes devastated farmlands through large areas.
The ri entral tract was a lower plain, covered with loose ashes and e riarked by a few pools of hot and saline water.
In 1867 Schoemansdal and a considerable portion of the district were abandoned on the advice of Commandant-general Paul Kruger, and Schoemansdal finally was burnt to ashes by a party of natives.
The clouds of steam condensed to copious torrents, which, mingling with the fine ashes, proiced muddy streams that swept far and wide over the plains, aching even to the foot of the Apennines.