How to use Burial in a sentence

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  • He deserves a burial of some sort.

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  • Cremation took the place of burial of the dead.

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  • She was buried on Friday and Dean attended yet another burial service.

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  • In one country he meets with women who, after the burial in the winter, become alive again in the spring full of youth and beauty.

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  • The New Church, formerly the church of St Ursula (14th century), is the burial place of the princes of Orange.

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  • Martha suggested an appropriate burial for the tiny remains she dubbed "Pinkie" and services were conducted in the back garden, next to Mrs. Lincoln's last winter mouse-victim.

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  • See further Body-Snatching, and Burial And Burial Acts.

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  • A terrible struggle took place for the possession of his body, until Apollo rescued it from the Greeks, and by the command of Zeus washed and cleansed it, anointed it with ambrosia, and handed it over to Sleep and Death, by whom it was conveyed for burial to Lycia, where a sanctuary (Sarpedoneum) was erected in honour of the fallen hero.

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  • According to various legends Cromwell's last burial place is stated to be Westminster Abbey, Naseby Field or Newburgh Abbey; but there appears to be no evidence to support them, or to create any reasonable doubt that the great Protector's dust lies now where it was buried, in the neighbourhood of the present Connaught Square.

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  • In the order of the events, at least, Sophocles departed from the original legend, according to which the burial of Polyneices took place while Oedipus was yet in Thebes, not after he had died at Colonus.

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  • The burial rites are the most fully described.

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  • His remains were laid in the burial place of the Sheffield family, Fletching, Sussex, where an epitaph by Dr Parr describes his character and work in the language at once of elegance, of moderation and of truth.

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  • That Hernando de Soto entered the borders of the present state of Louisiana, and that his burial place in the Mississippi was where that river takes the waters of the Red, are probable enough, but incapable of conclusive proof.

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  • The tomb was restored at the time of her burial, at which date it was already ancient, and it was evidently believed to be the tomb of Zobeide.

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  • The ring of large stones would have held together a cairn of smaller stones covering a cremation burial.

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  • A chariot burial was excavated near the railroad station, right.

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  • Keyword searches for words or simple phrases that describe your interest, for example, canals or viking burial.

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  • An additional burial ground was added to the north side in 1973.

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  • Deep plowing may kill plants buried below 15 cm but creeping buttercup can survive shallow burial.

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  • A Neolithic burial cairn can be found south of Strone farm.

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  • Often, there is a low circular burial cairn inside the circle.

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  • You don't have stone like this within ancient burial cairn without good reason!

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  • Nearby is a boulder burial, with a huge capstone supported by smaller stones.

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  • The picture shows the small burial chamber under a grassy mound.

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  • When the crop is luxuriant it is necessary to put a roller over it first, to facilitate proper burial by the plough.

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  • Adjacent is the church of the Theatines, an imposing though somewhat over-ornamented example of the Italian Rococo style; it contains the royal burial vault.

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  • Condemned without a hearing, she was put to death (316) by the friends of those whom she had slain, and Cassander is said to have denied her remains the rites of burial.

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  • The ancient Consentia is first named as the burial place of Alexander of Epirus in about 330 B.C. in 204 it became Roman, though it was more under the influence of Greek culture.

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  • The Maltese catacombs are strikingly similar to those of Rome, and were likewise used as places of burial and of refuge in time of persecution.

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  • He was a spectator of the riot of St Giles's, Edinburgh, on the 23rd of July 1637, endeavoured in vain to avoid disaster by concessions, and on the taking of the Covenant perceived that "now all that we have been doing these thirty years past is thrown down at once."' He escaped to Newcastle, was deposed by the assembly on the 4th of December on a variety of ridiculous charges, and died in London on the 26th of November 1639, receiving burial in Westminster Abbey.

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  • He was an ardent social reformer; he secured the abolition of corporal punishment in the schools, the suppression of lotteries, of houses of ill-fame and of obscene literature; he instituted reforms in the hospitals, and insisted on the honours of public burial for the poor.

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  • In the medieval Church there were seven "corporal" and seven "spiritual works of mercy" (opera misericordiae); these were (a) the giving of food to the hungry and drink to the thirsty, the clothing of the naked, the visitation of the sick and of prisoners, the receiving of strangers, and the burial of the dead; (b) the conversion of sinners, teaching of the ignorant, giving of counsel to the doubtful, forgiveness of injuries, patience under wrong, prayer for the living and for the dead.

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  • His friends and his party thought to carry the body back to his beloved Paris for burial, but the government of the day arrested the procession at the frontier, an act which caused some scandal, and furnished the occasion of a terrible song of Beranger's.

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  • The first of the National Councils (held at Boston in 1865) issued a brief statement of doctrine (the " Burial Hill Declaration "), descriptive of the religious tenets generally accepted by the denomination.

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  • The mullahs, who fix the burial fees, derive an enormous revenue from the faithful.

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  • She went with Jesus on the last journey to Jerusalem, witnessed the Crucifixion, followed to the burial, and returned to prepare spices.

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  • It has an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, the former, the Stadtkirche, containing the burial vaults of the princes of Nassau, a gymnasium and an agricultural college.

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  • Greek and Roman authors have much to say about Apis, the marks by which the black bull-calf was recognized, the manner of his conception by a ray from heaven, his house at Memphis with court for disporting himself, the mode of prognostication from his actions, the mourning at his death, his costly burial and the rejoicings throughout the country when a new Apis was found.

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  • The sarcophagi are of immense size, and the burial must have entailed enormous expense.

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  • Mecherzynski, in his "History of Eloquence in Poland" (Historya wymowy w Polsce), especially praises his two funeral sermons on the burial of Anna Jagiellonka, widow of Stephen Batory, and Anna of Austria, first wife of Sigismund III.

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  • From the first he managed to combine his solicitor's work with politics, becoming secretary of the South Carnarvonshire Anti-tithe League; and his local reputation was made by a successful fight, carried to the High Court, in defence of the right of Nonconformists to burial in the parish churchyard.

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  • But in such a case notice must be given in a specified form, which is unnecessary where the burial service is conducted by a clergyman of the Church of England.

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  • The Roman people refused him the honour of burial within the church of St Peter, but he now holds a place in the Roman calendar (May 16).

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  • To lack such care and tendance was - along with want of regular burial - the most dreadful fate that could overtake an ancient; and a Roman, like a Hindu, in case he was childless, adopted a male child whose duty it would be, as if his own son, to continue after his death the family rites or sacra.

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  • Here the kings of Poland were crowned, and this church is also the Pantheon of the Polish nation, the burial place of its kings and its great men.

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  • Ladislaus made it his capital, and from this time until 1764 it remained the coronation and burial place of the Polish kings, even after the royal residence had been removed by Siegmund III.

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  • This knob or ridge may be appropriately regarded as an ancient physiographic fossil, inasmuch as, being a monadnock of very remote origin, it has long been preserved from the destructive attack of the weather by burial under sea-floor deposits, and recently laid bare, like ordinary organic fossils of much smaller size, by the removal of part of its cover by normal erosion.

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  • The original inhabitants were Picts, evidence of whose occupation still exists in numerous weems or underground houses, chambered mounds, barrows or burial mounds, brochs or round towers, and stone circles and standing stones.

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  • From 1417 onwards Drogheda was their chief place of residence and of burial.

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  • This indicates that the custom of taking out these organs and wrapping them separately was already in vogue in the most lavish form of burial.

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  • He appears only twice on the scene of action during the war - to make arrangements for the duel between Paris and Menelaus, and to beg the body of Hector for burial from Achilles, whom he visits in his tent by night.

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  • The prayer in the burial service, as in the Communion service, contained distinct intercessions for the departed; and a form of Holy Communion was provided for use at funerals with proper introit, collect, epistle and gospel.

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  • The church collected and buried the remains of the martyr, who had been burnt, in order duly to celebrate the anniversary of the martyrdom at the place of burial.

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  • Fructuosi, a Spanish ecclesiastic, represents the martyred bishop as himself requesting the burial of his relics.

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  • It possesses a Gothic church, with a crypt dating from the 15th century, and a still older Romanesque burial chapel.

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  • The Lord's Supper, baptism, the burial of the dead and service in church hours were not to be conducted by the preachers unless a majority of the trustees, stewards and leaders of any chapel approved, and assured the conference that no separation was likely to ensue.

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  • Before burial takes place the clergyman or other person conducting the funeral or religious service must have the registrar's certificate that the death of the deceased person has been duly registered, or else a coroner's order or warrant.

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  • See further Birth and Burial And Burial Acts.

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  • Registers of death are, in law, evidence of the fact of death, and the entry, or a certified copy of it, will be sufficient evidence without a certificate of burial, although it is desirable that it should also be produced.

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  • Superficially, the continuity of the zone is broken at intervals by gaps of greater or less extent; but these are due, in part at least, to the subsidence of portions of the folded belt and their subsequent burial by more recent accumulations.

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  • His rule, though popular, was characterized by great severity, as may be inferred from the story of the monk Justus, who was denied Christian burial because he had secreted a small sum of money.

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  • It was his duty to ferry over the Styx (or Acheron) those souls of the deceased who had duly received the rites of burial, in payment for which service he received an obol, which was placed in the mouth of the corpse.

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  • In the rock beneath the city there are some remarkable catacombs in part of pre-Christian origin, but containing evidence of early Christian burial; and a grotto, reputed to have given shelter to the apostle, is pointed out below the church of San Paolo.

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  • He took as his chief subjects incidents of western life, cowboys and Indians, with which he was familiar from his years on the ranch; notably "Lassoing Wild Horses," "Stampeding Wild Horses," "Last Round-up," "On the Border of White Man's Land," and "Burial on the Plains."

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  • The Broad Street Burial Ground was laid out in 1655.

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  • At certain periods after the burial, a khatmeh, or recitation of the whole of the Koran, is performed, and the tomb is visited by the women relations and friends of the deceased.

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  • The intestines were removed and placed in four vases (the burial, so-called Canopic jars) in which they were supposed to enjoy the protection of the four sons of Horus, the man-headed Mesti, the ape-headed Hapi, the jackal Duamutef and the falcon Kebhsenuf.

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  • The burial ceremony itself must have been an imposing spectacle.

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  • However carefully the preliminary rites of embalmment and burial might have been performed, however sumptuous the tomb wherein the dead man reposed, he was never- The soul.

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  • Upper Egypt, however, was loyal to Tirhaka, and even at Memphis the burial of an Apis bull was dated by the priests as in.

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  • In the Iron Age there was less uniformity in the burial customs. In some of the barrows in central France, and in the wolds of Yorkshire, the interments include the arms and accoutrements of a charioteer, with his chariot, harness and horses.

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  • Beowulf's own burial is minutely described in terms which have a strong resemblance to the parallel passages in the Iliad and Odyssey.

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  • The most striking represents the burial of Christ and is sheltered by a stone structure, the front of which is beautifully carved.

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  • The other work similarly enclosed represents the burial of the Virgin and is the later of the two in date and in the pure Renaissance style.

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  • By the end of the IInd dynasty the type changed to a long passage bordered with chambers on either hand, the royal burial being in the middle of the length.

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  • The burial was richly furnished with barbaric jewellery, a gold comb, a bow-case and some vases decorated with Graeco-Scythian reliefs.

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  • The day of his burial was a day of national mourning, and rightly so, for Baross had dedicated his whole time and genius to the promotion of his country's prosperity.

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  • Later English writers allege that he died of starvation in the mountains; but Welsh legend represents him as spending a peaceful old age with his sons-in-law at Ewyas and Monington in Herefordshire, till his death and burial at the latter place.

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  • The murderers offered his head to Aurelius, who refused to admit them, and ordered its immediate burial.

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  • He Himself spoke mysteriously of His burial, when a woman poured a vase of costly ointment upon His head.

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  • These women watched His burial, which was performed by a Jewish councillor, to whom Pilate had granted the body after the centurion had certified the reality of the unexpectedly early death.

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  • Sigebert, king of the East Angles, founded a monastery here about 633, which in 903 became the burial place of King Edmund, who was slain by the Danes about 870, and owed most of its early celebrity to the reputed miracles performed at the shrine of the martyr king.

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  • The most important data bearing upon the first great period are given elsewhere in this work, and it is proposed to offer here a more general survey.5 To the prehistoric ages belong the palaeolithic and neolithic flints, from the distribution of which an attempt might be made to give a synthetic sketch of early Palestinian man.6 A burial cave at Gezer has revealed the existence of a race of slight build and stature, muscular, with elongated crania, and thick and heavy skull-bones.

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  • Their excellent preservation is accounted for by their burial under the lava.

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  • In the neighbourhood is the celebrated Celtic burial ground, where a great number of very interesting antiquities have been found.

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  • Landing at Reggio di Calabria he hastened to Monza, where he conducted with firmness and tact the preparations for the burial of King Humbert and for his own formal accession, which took place on the 9th and nth of August 1900.

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  • Among the city's manufactures are lumber, furniture, baskets, pearl buttons, cars, carriages and wagons, Corliss engines,waterworks pumps,metallic burial cases, desks, boxes, crackers, flour, pickles and beer.

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  • The family library, family pictures, school books, a seat or pew in a house of worship, a lot in a burial ground, necessary wearing apparel, a limited amount of furniture and household utensils, some of a farmer's domestic animals and agricultural implements, and the wages of a labouring man who is a householder are exempt from levy or distress.

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  • Priam ransoms the body of Hector - his burial.

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  • The place of his burial is unknown, and the legend which says he still sits in a cavern in the Kyffhauser mountain in Thuringia waiting until the need of his country shall call him, is now thought to refer, at least in its earlier form, to his grandson, the emperor Frederick II.

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  • A splendid mosque called Meshed Ali was afterwards erected near the city, but the place of his burial is unknown.

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  • In any case the age stated in the burial register, "about 45," was fictitious, whether for Mattioli (63) or Dauger (at least 53) and, as Lair points out, Saint-Mars is known to have given false names at the burial of other prisoners.

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  • Monsignor Barnes, in The Man of the Mask (1908), takes the entry "Marchioly" as making it certain that the prisoner was not Mattioli, on the ground (r) that the law explicitly ordered a false name to be given, and (2) that after hiding his identity so carefully the authorities were not likely to give away the secret by means of a burial register.

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  • The Salon of 1850 found him triumphant with the "Burial at Ornans," the "Stone-Breakers" and the "Peasants of Flazey."

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  • Formerly the cemeteries were entirely under the control of the Church, and, with the exception of a few places specially created for the purpose, were reserved solely for the burial of Roman Catholics.

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  • Szekesfehervar is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishopric, one of the oldest in the country, and was formerly a town of great importance, being the coronation and burial place of the Hungarian kings from the 10th to the 16th century.

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  • As compared with the Anglican Book of Common Prayer it is both more and less comprehensive; more, in that it includes lessons and hymns for every day in the year; less, because it excludes the Eucharistic office (contained in the Missal), and the special offices connected with baptism, marriage, burial, ordination, &c., which are found in the Ritual or the Pontifical.

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  • Though the names Abel and Abila differ in derivation and in meaning, their similarity has given rise to the tradition that this was the place of Abel's burial.

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  • He celebrates marriages in accordance with the provisions of the Foreign Marriage Act 1892, and, where the ministrations of a clergyman cannot be obtained, reads the burial service.

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  • In many satires the philosophers were pounded, as in the " Burial of Menippus " and " Concerning the Sects " (IIEpi aipeahwv).

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  • The town has a Roman Catholic and five Protestant churches, among the latter the town-church with the burial vault of the dukes of Luneburg-Celle.

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  • The chapter on burial is significant.

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  • The date of his death and the place of his burial are both uncertain.

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  • The Bronze Age is also characterized by the fact that cremation was the mode of disposal of the dead, whereas in the Stone Age burial was the rule.

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  • Besides burial grounds near the infirmary and attached to a few of the older churches, a beautiful cemetery, 90 acres in extent, has been laid out in the southwestern district.

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  • There were, indeed, highway boards and burial boards which had powers for special purposes, but district authority in the sense in which it is now understood there was none.

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  • The act of 1890 also forbids the keeping for more than forty-eight hours of the body of a person who has died of infectious disease in a room used at the time as a dwelling-place, sleeping-place or workshop. It provides for the bodies of persons dying of infectious diseases in a hospital being removed only for burial, and gives power to justices in certain cases to order bodies to be buried.

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  • The power to provide a cemetery under the act under consideration must not be confounded with that of providing a burial ground under the Burial Acts.

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  • These acts will be mentioned later in connexion with the powers of parish councils, for in general they are adopted for a parish, part of a parish or combination of parishes, and are administered by a burial board, except where that body has been superseded by a parish council or joint committee.

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  • It may be mentioned, however, that under the Local Government Act 1894, where a burial board district is wholly in an urban district, the urban council may resolve that the powers, duties and liabilities of the burial board shall be transferred to the council, and thereupon the burial board may cease to exist.

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  • And it is provided by the same act that the Burial Acts shall not hereafter be adopted in any urban parish without the approval of the urban council.

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  • The distinction between a burial ground provided under the Burial Acts and a cemetery provided under the act of 1879 is important in many ways, of which one only need be mentioned here - the expenses under the Burial Acts are paid out of the poor rate, while the expenses under the act of 1879 are paid in an urban district out of the general district rate, the incidence of which differs materially from that of the poor rate, as will be seen hereafter.

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  • These include the Lighting and Watching Act, the Baths and Washhouses Acts, the Burial Acts, the Public Lighting Improvement Act and the Public Libraries Acts.

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  • The same may be said of the Burial Acts, but these are sufficiently important to require special notice.

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  • These acts contain provisions whereby burials may be prohibited in urban districts, and Burial churchyards or burial grounds already existing may be Acts.

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  • Formerly, when the acts had been adopted by the vestry, it was necessary to appoint a burial board to carry the acts into execution and provide and manage burial grounds.

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  • Now, in a rural parish which is coextensive with an area for which the acts have been adopted, the burial board is abolished and the acts are administered by the parish council; and the acts cannot be adopted in a rural parish save by the parish meeting.

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  • If the area under a burial board in 1894 was partly in a rural parish and partly in an urban district, the burial board was superseded, and the powers of the board are exercised bya joint committeeappointed partly by the urban district council and partly by the parish council, or parish meeting, as the case may be.

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  • In a rural parish where there is no parish council, though the acts are adopted by the parish meeting, it is still necessary to elect the burial board, and that board will be elected by the parish meeting.

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  • The distinction between a burial ground under the Burial Acts and a cemetery provided under the Public Health Acts has already been noticed.

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  • A burial ground, properly so called, has to be divided into consecrated and unconsecrated portions, and the former really takes the place of the parish churchyard; and the incumbent of the parish church, the clerk, and the sexton continue to receive the same fees upon burials in the consecrated portion as they would have done in the parish churchyard.

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  • It has been mentioned that a portion of the burial ground must be left unconsecrated.

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  • But this is subject to one important exception, that the parish meeting may unanimously resolve that the whole of the burial ground shall be consecrated.

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  • In that case, however, the parish council may, within ten years thereafter, determine that a separate unconsecrated burial ground shall also be provided for the parish.

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  • The expenses of the execution of the Burial Acts are provided by the overseers out of the poor rate upon the certificate of the body entrusted with the execution of them.

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  • In the event of the acts being adopted for a portion only of a rural parish, the burial board, or the parish meeting, may by resolution transfer all the powers of the board to the parish council.

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  • The council may also complain to the county council that the district council have failed to sewer their parish or provide a proper water-supply, or generally to enforce the provisions of the Burial Acts; and upon such complaint, if ascertained to be well founded, the county council may transfer to themselves the powers and duties of the district council, or may appoint a competent person to perform such powers and duties.

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  • It will be seen that the scheme, as at present existing, has for its object the simplification of local government by the abolition of unnecessary independent authorities, and that this has been carried out almost completely, the principal exception being that in some cases burial boards still exist which have not been superseded either by urban district councils or by parish councils or parish meetings.

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  • It has a palace, with a chapel and a library, three churches, one of them containing the burial vaults of the princes, several educational establishments, and various small industries such as the manufacture of hosiery, toys, sweetmeats and lamps.

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  • A small volume entitled Flower de Luce (1867) contains, among other fine things, the beautiful "threnos" on the burial of Hawthorne, and "The Bells of Lynn."

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  • Many of the memorials are not worthy of their position as works of art, nor are the subjects they commemorate always worthy to lie here, for the high honour of burial in the Abbey was not always so conscientiously guarded as now.

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  • The only procession formerly prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer is that in the order of the burial of the dead, where the rubric directs that "the priest and clerks meeting the corpse at the entrance of the churchyard, and going before it, either into the church, or towards the grave, shall say, or sing" certain verses of Scripture.

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  • The burial service seems to have, been the first to be translated.

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  • The deacons have functions in the Eucharist and about the altar which point to an early date; they have also much administrative work of an important kind, and especial provisions are made for the care of the sick and the dead, and the burial of those who perish by shipwreck.

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  • Lying down under some Sal trees, with his face towards the south, he talked long and earnestly with Ananda about his burial, and about certain rules which were to be observed by the society after his death.

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  • In 980 Dunstan brought St Edward's body here from Wareham for burial, and here Canute died in 1035.

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  • Burke, however, had left strict injunctions that his burial should be private; and he was laid in the little church at Beaconsfield.

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  • Burial takes place in family mausoleums, walled up after each interment; but Akils are buried in their own houses.

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  • Is the theory or tradition correct, that, after death and burial, Mary was bodily received into heaven and her graye left empty?

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  • The Theban rulers decreed that only Eteocles should receive the honour of burial, but the decree was set at naught by Antigone, the sister of Polyneices.

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  • Among the principal buildings are the ancient castle, formerly the residence of the counts of Hanau; the church of St John, dating from the 17th century, with a handsome tower; the old church of St Mary, containing the burial vault of the counts of Hanau; the church in the new town, built by the Walloons in the beginning of the 17th century in the form of two intersecting circles; the Roman Catholic church, the synagogue, the theatre, the barracks, the arsenal and the hospital.

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  • To these, too, they sometimes bring their dead for burial, bearing them if necessary on a journey of many days.

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  • Of the north there are the sagas of Kormak (930-960), most primitive of all, a tale of a wild poet's love and feuds, containing many notices of the heathen times; of Vatzdeelasaga (890-980), relating to the settlement and the chief family in Waterdale; of Hallfred the poet (996-1014), narrating his fortune at King Olaf's court, his love affairs in Iceland, and finally his death and burial at Iona; of Reyk -deela (990), which preserves the lives of Askell and his son Viga-Skuti; of Svarf-deela (980-990), a cruel, coarse story of the old days, with some good scenes in it, unfortunately imperfect, chapters I-10 being forged; of VigaGlum (970-990), a fine story of a heathen hero, brave, crafty and cruel.

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  • The majority of antiquaries, however, see no reason for dissociating its chronological horizon from that of the numerous other analogous monuments found in Great Britain, many of which have been shown to be burial places of the Bronze Age.

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  • These were particularly seen in everything having to do with the burial of a monarch.

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  • These Christian communities, disguised under the legally authorized name of burial societies, gradually formed a vast secret cosmopolitan association, superimposed upon Roman society but incompatible with the Empire.

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  • After the death of the monarch, when his body had lain unburied for thirty days, Aristander procured its burial by foretelling that the country in which it was interred would be the most prosperous in the world.

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  • He was said to have divided the inhabitants into twelve communities, to have instituted the laws of marriage and property, and a new form of worship. The introduction of bloodless sacrifice, the burial of the dead, and the invention of writing were also attributed to him.

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  • The rector, vicar or incumbent is a corporation-sole, in whom is vested the freehold of the church and churchyard, subject to the parishioners' rights of user; their rights of burial have been enlarged by various acts.

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  • Death overtook him at Middleburg, as he was conveying the body of his son Samuel home for burial.

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  • Not providing his brother a proper burial—the burial of a king!—had sickened him.

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  • The burial had taken place in a dumpster in Downey, several days earlier.

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  • Look, I get that no one survives life, but I'd like to know when you plan on taking me out so I can plan a few things, say farewell to my sister, maybe prepay for my burial!

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  • Cynthia suggested a funeral, complete with a shoebox coffin and a solemn burial, a feat Dean would have guessed impossible given the frozen earth.

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  • The girl's uncle came to arrange the burial of her mother, but has since absconded with all their property.

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  • This burial was accompanied by five leaf shaped obsidian arrowheads, a bronze dagger and arrowhead and also a horse burial.

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  • An alternative to burial is to scatter or bury the ashes from a cremation in the garden.

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  • There is a prehistoric barrow or burial mound near the farm which would have stood alongside the trackway.

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  • He was one of the pall bearers at the Burial of the Unknown Warrior on 11th November 1920.

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  • One of the burial urns contained only the burnt ear bones of an infant - was this a strange sacrifice?

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  • One significant find was of a crouched child burial in a small grave cut.

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  • This number does not include animal burials, nor does it include the possible prehistoric quadruple horse burial.

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  • However, after the grave is full for coffined burial cremated remains caskets or urns may still be buried within the grave.

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  • New EC legislation banning on-farm burial could be less than three years away.

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  • The burial provides further evidence of the early Anglian tradition of animal sacrifice at the grave of a dead warrior chieftain.

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  • Burial records for these closed churchyards are also the responsibility of the churches.

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  • The cemetery can therefore be considered characteristic of the mixed burial of known medieval churchyards.

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  • Each had a stone cist at the center which held a cremation burial.

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  • The hollow near the center is probably the site of a robbed burial cist.

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  • There are no cores suggesting that they were either removed from the site or that the knapping debris was removed from elsewhere for burial.

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  • The excavation proved to be located at the edge of the burial ground with a clearly demarcated line of graves to the south.

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  • They were built to shelter and provide a lookout point for those guarding the burial ground from such depredations.

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  • He also told one disciple not to attend the burial function of his father.

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  • It was custom for sailors to wear a gold earing, this was to pay for their burial if they perished at sea.

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  • His spirit was gone with that last exhalation; he needed no soul burial.

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  • Recently exhumed after four years of burial it sounds as great as ever.

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  • The burial ground is is of considerable extent, having been recently much enlarged.

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  • An unburnt retouched flint flake was recovered which may have accompanied the burial.

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  • A possible burial marker was investigated in a section of eroding foreshore near Jonathan's Cave.

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  • The Howff burial ground is a historic graveyard given to the people of Dundee by Mary, Queen of Scots.

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  • Burial cairns and stone circles, rock carvings and standing stones, duns and hillforts speak of millennia of continuous habitation.

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  • His children subsequently removed the headstone from the burial plot.

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  • Our natural burial grounds do not have traditional headstones, instead graves can be planted with a tree to create a natural memorial.

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  • You will not be able to claim money for the cost of a private burial space in the cemetery or a memorial headstone.

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  • The Burial Banks The Burial Banks are located on the river bank behind the former Mourne Hospital and are marked by a simple headstone.

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  • They were to be met with in grassy hillocks, the ancient burial mounds of that people.

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  • For these three reasons, the accuracy of the burial story supports the historicity of the empty tomb.

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  • But there's a slight problem, a minor hitch, and we couldn't just get on with the burial.

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  • A fee (applicable on the date of the burial) is payable for each subsequent interment.

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  • Its central theme is that of the mystical landscape of megaliths, burial mounds and Celtic legend.

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  • The Norse first settled in the fertile lowlands, where a few burial mounds remain.

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  • Marian was searching the Burial Records and we were both using microfiche Parish Records.

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  • The early burial monument was enlarged in successive stages during the Early Bronze Age.

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  • The burial of a man was found within the circle, and the cove may have been orientated toward the major northern moonrise.

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  • On North Muir are two outstanding examples of prehistoric burial mounds, which date to a period around 2,500 to 2,000 BC.

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  • The stone was erected beside a long barrow, an ancient burial mound, which was built on the top of the hill.

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  • In pouring this ointment on my body she has done it to prepare me for burial.

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  • Sir Gilbert Hamilton gives the funeral oration at the burial of King Robert the Bruce at Dunfermline Abbey in 1329.

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  • This woman poured perfume on my body to prepare me for burial.

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  • We must therefore postulate some intermediate stages which rubbish passed through after breakage but before burial.

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  • Like the burial story, the account of the discovery of the empty tomb is remarkably restrained.

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  • This was a late Roman burial rite to ensure the dead did not return to haunt the living.

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  • Cable - This is a 4 core fully screened, cable with protective outer sheath suitable for direct burial.

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  • Shallow burial of short-lived waste Waste with short-lived radioactivity buried just below the surface.

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  • A state with a new rusty iron curtain would become a burial shroud for Russia.

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  • Developed an interest in burial practices and human remains, through the decorated skulls and floor burials common in the area.

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  • From its left-hand gable turn left through a gate to the burial ground with tall sycamores.

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  • Most of them had survived burial in the jungle undergrowth or under disease-ridden mattresses, where the Japanese would be unwilling to search.

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  • On 29th December 1851, cremated human bones were found together with pieces of a burial urn.

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  • Sealed burial vaults below the chapel are thought to contain the remains of ten Barons of Rosslyn in their full armor.

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  • Burial Stone of John Milton John Milton Nevertheless, Milton's use of blank verse was hugely influential for subsequent poets.

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  • The December wind made the black smoke wisp up from the burial piles.

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  • From the savage state, through the terror that gives birth to religions, through the creation of families by marriage, through burial rites and piety towards the dead, men approach civilization with the aid of poetic wisdom, and pass through three periods - the divine, heroic and human - in which they have three forms of government, language, literature, jurisprudence and civilization.

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  • No blame attaches to the Roman general, Marcellus, since he had given orders to his men to spare the house and person of the sage; and in the midst of his triumph he lamented the death of so illustrious a person, directed an honourable burial to be given him, and befriended his surviving relatives.

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  • The places of his execution and burial are not certainly known (see Sepulchre, Holy).

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  • The locality described by Diodorus after Cleitarchus corresponds in important particulars with Takhti Jamshid, for example, in being supported by the ' This statement is not made in Ctesias (or rather in the extracts of Photius) about Darius II., which is probably accidental; in the case of Sogdianus, who as a usurper was not deemed worthy of honourable burial, there is a good reason for the omission.

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  • It is a misdemeanour to expose a naked corpse to public view, to prevent the burial of a dead body, or to disinter it without authority; also to bury or otherwise dispose of a dead body on which an inquest ought to be held, without giving notice to a coroner.

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  • It is incumbent on the relatives and friends of a deceased person to provide Christian burial for him; failing relatives and friends, the duty devolves upon the parish.

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  • The name was derived from one of the companions of Ulysses, or from Aeneas' trumpeter, an account of whose burial is given in Virgil, Aeneid, vi.

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  • In Franklin cemetery rest the remains of Daniel Boone and of Theodore O'Hara (1820-1867), a lawyer, soldier, journalist and poet, who served in the U.S. army in 1846-1848 during the Mexican War, took part in filibustering expeditions to Cuba, served in the Confederate army, and is best known as the author of "The Bivouac of the Dead," a poem written for the burial in Frankfort of some soldiers who had lost their lives at Buena Vista.

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  • Sometimes the spirits were summoned to appear as did the phantoms of the Greek heroes to Odysseus; sometimes they were called to enter a crystal (see Crystal-Gazing); sometimes they are merely asked to declare the future or communicate by moving external objects without taking a visible form; thus among the Karens at the close of the burial ceremonies the ghost of the dead man, which is said to hover round till the rites are completed, is believed to make a ring swing round and snap the string from which it hangs.

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  • The modifications required to strengthen the crumbling walls to support the roof and to facilitate the excavation of loculi, involved so much labour that, as a rule, after a few attempts, the idea of utilizing an old quarry for burial purposes was abandoned.

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  • The prisoners' burial ground at Andersonville has been made a national cemetery, and contains 13,714 graves of which 921 are marked "unknown."

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  • Mutilations, such as circumcision, violation of chastity in the case of maidens hallowed to certain gods, ritual cutting of hair and nails, and their deposition in a sanctuary, rather belong to the category of sacrifice, as also the burial of a living victim under the foundations of a new building or bridge '(see' Sacrifice).

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  • The lord mayor and magistrates not only carried out the appointed administrative measures, but looked to the cleanliness of the city and the relief of the poor, so that there was little or no actual want; and the burial arrangements appear to have been well attended to.

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  • Parish Records and Bishop 's Transcripts Each Anglican parish has had to keep registers of baptism, marriage and burial since 1538.

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  • A church was erected on the site of his burial (Mathern), and he was revered as a saint.

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  • The parish church is the burial place of Billy Bray, the revivalist preacher.

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  • A roe deer antler - perhaps used in the grave digging - was discarded on one side of the burial.

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  • According to Arabic News reports, in 2002 the SCA excavated several burial mounds and found sarcophagi (date not indicated).

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  • Used at one time as a burial ground, it was shunned by people even during the day-time for fear of ghosts.

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  • This was the reason an area of the burial chamber was known as sniveling corner.

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  • He shall on all occasions discourage the pestering of the bereaved, including the soliciting of orders in burial grounds.

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  • The splintered bones were in such a large quantity that this must be a multiple burial.

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  • The Greyfriars burial ground in Perth, located close to the city center, has survived relatively unchanged through five centuries of urban development.

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  • After 5 years burial in soil, hairy tare seeds still retained 50% viability.

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  • The last burial was in 1929- the oldest tombstone in The churchyard is dated 1670.

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  • A mound once covered the circle as a burial tumuli and probably had other uses !

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  • For children urn burial was common, with 73 sets of children?

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  • The vestry of the parish of Marylebone have erected a large public mortuary in the burial ground at Paddington.

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  • Two days before her burial, a Florida court upheld a ruling that the former Playboy model should be buried in the Bahamas despite pleas from her estranged mother, Virgie Arthur, who wanted Smith buried in Texas.

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  • String skirts dating from the fourteenth century B.C.E. have been uncovered in burial sites in Denmark.

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  • Fret Play - Fret Play tab offerings include Burial at Sea, In the Blood, Psycho, The Powers That Be and more.

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  • The Celts were known for giving their warriors a burial befitting a prince.

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  • Sometimes seniors who already have life insurance choose to take an additional policy if the death benefit payout of their original policy is low and not enough to pay for funeral, cremation or burial expenses.

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  • The traditional burial preparations are done in order to honor the person and the life that he or she led.

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  • One of the most important traditions for Jewish funerals is the preparation of the body for burial.

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  • Jewish congregations have individuals, who are part of the the Chevra Kaddisha, a sacred burial society whose jobs are to prepare bodies for burial and protect them until that time.

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  • The body is wrapped in a white burial shroud called a tachrichim, and men are also wrapped in their prayer shawl called a tallits.

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  • The burial is then completed and once the grave has settled a tombstone is placed on the grave.

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  • A corpse bride, for example, is no longer just the title of a movie; it is a burial ritual that still occurs today.

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  • These burial rituals have been practiced since the very beginning of China's history, starting with the Shang Dynasty.

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  • The practice of sacrificing a virgin for a man's burial is controversial, though not uncommon in Chinese culture.

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  • In the Chinese underworld, families are willing large sums of money to procure a virgin for a son's burial.

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  • The skulls in these tombs were found facing the center of the burial chamber.

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  • Further exploration of this sacrificial burial in China revealed several charioteers lying on the ramps that led to the outside of the tombs, which faced north and south.

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  • His burial tomb was found in 1976 and was again excavated in 1986.

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  • A chamber containing horses was discovered adjacent to the Duke's burial chamber.

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  • To date, more than 5,000 sacrificial burial sites have been found and verified in China.

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  • Archaeologists believe there are many more sacrificial burial tombs and pits to be found in China.

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  • This funeral home offers burial space free of charge to [[Images Arlington National Cemetery|veterans]] of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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  • Affordable Sea Burial allows clients to send cremated remains along with a fee and in return the ashes will be disbursed into the ocean.

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  • Family does not have to attend the sea burial and will receive a Certificate of Disposition in the mail after the service.

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  • Instead of being placed in a metal coffin or concrete tomb, people who choose this method of burial are placed in biodegradable containers, which will naturally decompose over time.

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  • A green burial can occur either on land or in the ocean.

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  • It is up the individual or their family, which type of burial they prefer.

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  • People who pre-arrange their own funeral can designate that they wish to have a land or ocean burial.

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  • Environmentalists prefer a green burial on land to a traditional burial with a coffin for several reasons.

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  • Marine caskets are burial options for deceased persons who served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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  • The flag is removed from the casket before the actual burial takes place, and great care is taken that the flag never touches the ground.

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  • One soldier remains at the site, standing watch until the burial is completed.

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  • Whether you choose this style of burial container or a more traditional option, his or her contribution to the service can be recognized if the family requests military honors at the funeral service.

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  • Plastic pet caskets are economical and sometimes ecological alternatives to traditional burial containers for your favorite animals that have passed away.

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  • If you are thinking of burying your pet in your backyard, check with your local municipality for laws governing pet burial on residential property.

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  • Respecting the burial wishes of your grandparent is also something you may have to take responsibility for after the death.

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  • 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.

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  • This military gravesite is the burial place for more than 250,000 brave soldiers who fought for the freedom Americans have today.

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  • He also had a stone and masonry vault constructed in the rose garden for use as a burial place for 1800 casualties of Bull Run.

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  • Do I believe in cremation, burial or neither?

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  • When choosing a headstone for a loved one, many monument companies will recommend that this is done after the burial or cremation has taken place.

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  • These caskets are a beautiful and affordable way to give your beloved companion a dignified and respectful burial that honors the role your pet played in your life.

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  • Buying a pet casket wholesale can alleviate some of the costs of burial.

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  • There are a number of resources available that can help you give your pet a dignified burial that honors what an important part of your life your pet has been.

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  • An obituary can tell you a lot about the deceased such as date and cause of death, surviving relatives, and place of burial.

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  • Arlington National Cemtery's burial rites are very specific as to whom can be buried there.

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  • Arlington National Cemetery's burial rights and eligibility are very specific, although they differ slightly depending on the type of interment wanted.

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  • The documentation needed for burial at Arlington National Cemetery depends on the type of service you want.

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  • A detailed list of Arlington National Cemetery burial rites including costs, headstone information, military honors, and assignment of gravesites can be found under Funeral Information on the Arlington National Cemetery website.

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  • Two of Kennedy's children who died earlier -- an unnamed infant daughter and an infant son, Patrick -- were moved from their original burial sites to this gravesite in December 1963.

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  • When attending a funeral or burial service, it's customary for the immediate family to formally receive guests as they arrive.

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  • Many of the rituals surrounding Jewish funerals, and which are found on this list of Jewish funeral traditions, are carried out by a burial society known as the chevra kadisha.

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  • Following the purification process, the body is wrapped in a white burial shroud.

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  • Immediately following the burial, close family members begin what is known as the shiva.

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  • Funeral directors usually do all they can to allay the family's fears and give them peace of mind that all will go well with the funeral and burial.

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  • At these sites you can search a cemetery or a burial record.

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  • There are endless varieties of free online genealogy databases; they cover birth to burial and all events and locations in between.

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  • It will also record marriage and burial data.

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  • Cemetery records sometimes contain information about the location of your family's burial plots, as well as information about the burial itself.

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  • This organization maintains a library with extensive information about burial and death records for residents of the state.

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  • Most district libraries maintain books of burial plot information, and you can use these books to look up your ancestors and find their graves.

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  • The mummy was finally given a proper burial as a John Doe.

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  • Savalas later contacted her again, and the woman verified that the clothes the Samaritan wore were her husband's burial clothes.

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  • Burial sites that are unmarked, yet are commonly known to house graves, also make good candidates for stumbling upon scary spirits.

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  • Some graveyards are well known as being haunted, especially cemeteries and burial sites where notable people are buried.

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  • One prime example is the The Old Western Burial Grounds in Maryland.

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  • Haunted graveyards often feature histories of odd burials, and The Old Western Burial Grounds is no different.

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  • Peter's Basilica is the burial site of St. Peter, one of the apostles of Jesus, and is one of Rome's five largest churches.

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  • The caterpillar represents Jesus' life on earth, the cocoon is symbolic of Jesus' crucifixion and burial, and the butterfly represents His resurrection and ascension to Heaven.

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  • He read the note and was so overcome with grief he covered up what she did, falsely reported her death and gave her a decent burial.

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  • He deserves a decent burial.

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  • He said he wanted to help with the burial.

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  • The Latin term is consecratio, which of course has a variety of senses, including simple burial.

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  • Epiphanius (Vitae prophetarum) says that he came up from Babylon while still young, prophesied the return, witnessed the building of the temple and received an honoured burial near the priests.

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  • Moreover, yellow amber after long burial is apt to acquire a reddish colour.

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  • Sensational evidence of a mock burial was given by an American witness named Caldwell, and others; but eventually it was agreed that the grave at Highgate should be opened.

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  • After Edward's burial, at which he bore the king's banner, Howard, an enemy of the Wydviles, linked his fortunes with those of the duke of Gloucester.

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  • The abbeys of St Crepinle-Petit, and St Crepin-le-Grand, in or near Soissons, commemorated the places sanctified by their imprisonment and burial.

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  • He fought many battles against the Norsemen, in one of which he was killed in 919 at Kilmashoge, where his place of burial is still to be seen.

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  • There are some ancient stone remains in Tongatapu, burial places (feitoka) built with great blocks, and a remarkable monument consisting of two large upright blocks morticed to carry a transverse one, on which was formerly a circular basin of stone.

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  • Sacheverell was among its rectors (1713-1724), and Thomas Chatterton (1770) was interred in the adjacent burial ground, no longer extant, of Shoe Lane Workhouse; the register recording his Christian name as William.

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  • After the burial the cist was covered in with earth.

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  • The former is intended for the living; the latter consists chiefly of prayers to be read at the burial of priests.

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  • After the burial a funeral feast is held in the house of mourning.

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  • The corpse of the vampire, which may often be recognized by its unnaturally ruddy and fresh appearance, should be staked down in the grave or its head should be cut off; it is interesting to note that the cutting off of heads of the dead was a neolithic burial rite.

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  • Three cemeteries remain intact - King's chapel burying ground, with the graves of John Winthrop and John Cotton; the Old Granary burial ground in the heart of the city, where Samuel Sewall, the parents of Franklin, John Hancock, James Otis and Samuel Adams are buried; and Copp's Hill burial ground, containing the tombs of the Mathers.

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  • A romantic air has been thrown over these burial chapels by the notion that they were the places of worship used by the Christians in times of FIG.

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  • Without resorting to this exaggeration, Mommsen can speak with perfect truth of the " enormous space occupied by the burial vaults of Christian Rome, not surpassed even by the cloacae or sewers of Republican Rome," but the data are too vague to warrant any attempt to define their dimensions.

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  • That such vast excavations should have been made without attracting attention, and that such an immense number of corpses could have been carried to burial in perfect secrecy is utterly impossible.

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  • The decent burial of the dead was a matter especially provided for by the Roman laws.

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  • Almost without exception, they had their origin in small burial areas, the property of private persons or of families, gradually ramifying and receiving additions of one subterranean storey after another as each was required for interments.

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  • If a family vault was required, or a burial chapel for a martyr or person of distinction, a small square room was excavated by the side of the gallery and communicating with it.

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  • When adjacent burial areas belonged to members of the same Christian confraternity, or by gift or purchase fell into the same hands, communications were opened between the respective cemeteries, which thus spread laterally, and gradually acquired that enormous extent which, " even when their fabulous dimensions are reduced to their right measure, form an immense work."' This could only be executed by a large and powerful Christian community unimpeded by legal enactments or police regulations, " a living witness of its immense development corresponding to the importance of the capital."

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  • His estate seems to have suffered severely from the Persian invasions, for apparently he did not leave enough money to defray the expenses of his burial, and it is known that his descendants even in the 4th century received state pensions.

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  • As Roman implements and ornaments have been found in some of them, it is plain that this mode of burial continued to be practised until a late period.

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  • The place of his burial was a matter of dispute in early Ireland, but it seems most likely that he was interred at Saul.

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  • Its most conspicuous feature is the burial mosque of Sultan Sanjar, reputedly dating from the 12th century.

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  • After the archers had left him for dead, a devout woman, Irene, came by night to take his body away for burial, but, finding him still alive, carried him to her house, where his wounds were dressed.

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