She'd bought her casket months ago and was on a payment plan.
"Any reason to dig that casket back up?" he asked.
I wanted to shout something like Dracula is out of his casket and has a thirst for my wife's A-negative blood, but I bit my tongue and begged that this was truly an emergency.
The letters are not known to have been seen by any man - they or the silver casket - after the death of the earl of Gowrie (who possessed them).
Prince Andrew went to one and took out a small casket, from which he drew a packet wrapped in paper.
It is said in the Mani Kambum to have fallen from heaven in a casket (Tibetan, samatog), and, like the last-mentioned work, is only known to us in meagre abstract.
" This casket of relics of the blessed Buddha is the pious foundation (so Pischel, no doubt rightly, Zeitsch.
A silver casket (originally Mary's property, but then in the possession of Bothwell) was placed in his hands on the 10th of June, and was inspected by several nobles and gentlemen on the 21st of June 1567.
Two of Lassalle's comrades succeeded in carrying off the casket, which contained the lady's jewels, from the baroness's room at an hotel in Cologne.
Henderson, The Casket Letters, 1890).
Henderson, in The Casket Letters (1889), was the first to publish and use as evidence a document of which the existence was made known in the fifth report of the royal commission on historical manuscripts.
He slid a long golden casket from its hiding place.
iv.) Henderson, on the other side, believes that Wood "indubitably" showed to Lennox the Scots copies of the Casket Letters about the 11th of June 1568.
These consisted of five vessels, two vases, a bowl and a casket being made of steatite, and the fifth, also a bowl, of crystal.
Lord Robert was the only friend of Darnley in Mary's entourage; and he even, according to the accusers, warned him of his danger in Kirk o' Field, to which they said that a Casket Letter (III.) referred.
The fragments of this casket, known as the Franks casket, came The Franks Casket.
In England the Ridolphi-Norfolk plot was discovered, and at the end of 1571 Buchanan's " Detection" of Mary, with translations of the Casket Letters, was published.
edition is accompanied by a set of photographs of a 14th-century ivory casket, on which the story is depicted in 36 compartments.
Napier, The Franks Casket (Oxford, 1901); G.
At this point comes in the evidence - unknown to Froude, Skelton, Hosack, and Henderson in his book The Casket Letters - of a number of documents, notes of information, and indictments of Mary, written for or by the earl of Lennox.
The earliest extant record of the Wayland legend is the repre - sentation in carved ivory on a casket of Northumbrian workmanship of a date not later than the beginning of the 8th century.
He chooses three out of the whole number; their names are thrown into a golden casket provided for that purpose by a former emperor of China.
At this time (the 22nd-25th of January), she must have written the two first Casket Letters to Bothwell.
He seemed uncomfortable without the usual casket before him but was quite skillful in referring to Jeffrey Byrne's present status in sufficiently ambiguous terms as to not quite acknowledge Byrne was dead.
None of the Philadelphia family was in evidence but a gigantic wreath from Delasandro and Company dominated the foot of the casket.
So much information unknown to older disputants such as Goodall, the elder Tytler, Chalmers, and Malcolm Laing, and in certain cases unknown even to Froude and Skelton, has accrued, that the question can now best be studied in The Casket Letters, by T.
Further evidence was supplied by Thomas Crawford, a retainer of the house of Lennox, tallying so exactly with the text of the casket letters as to have been cited in proof that the latter must needs be a forgery.
Among many fine pieces of jewellers' work preserved in the ecclesiastical treasuries may be mentioned the silver statuette of San Biagio, and the reliquary which contains his skull - a 17th-century casket in filigree and enamels with Byzantine medallions of the 11th or 12th century.
The left-hand compartment of the front of the casket shows VOlundr holding with a pair of tongs the skull of one of NiPo],r's children, which he is fashioning into a goblet.
1 In 1909 the excavation of a ruined stupa near Peshawar disclosed a casket, with an inscription of Kanishka, and containing fragments of bones believed to be those of Buddha himself.
Such a little while ago I came to this table with the thought of winning a hundred rubles to buy that casket for Mamma's name day and then going home.
de Peyster, Mary Stuart, Bothwell and the Casket Letters (London, 1890); T.
These latter, of whom Murray himself was the chief, privately laid before the English commissioners the contents of the famous casket.
They would even put an air hole up from the casket to the earth's surface.
The mother was instructed to bury the body the next day and not to open the casket.
So we chose a casket: then we could either scatter his ashes or inter them later.
As they carry the casket toward the door, the husband cries out: " Watch that wall!
On 10th October the Countess of Essex entrusted to Jane Daniell a locked casket of letters to the Countess from her husband.
He was presented with a silver casket on a visit to his old school, King Edward VI Grammar School.
A great English vintage toffee tin, a printed faux walnut wood veneer to resemble a wooden casket or box.
Recent discoveries at the site include what is thought to be the heart of Robert the Bruce, buried in a lead casket.
I will put the contents of your envelope in the small casket where I keep the things which have become sacred to me.
I turn, and there, just behind me, lies a tiny old man in a large casket.
A bespectacled young priest, Yousuf, led us barefoot into the unbearable crush of bodies around the saint's silver casket.
A ring (which may be borrowed) is placed into a crystal casket and the top is closed.
These Books are contained in the central bronze and glass casket with the Book of Life from the First World War.
He escaped from the White Tower by shinning down a rope, which had been smuggled into his cell in a wine casket.
The foot end has completely rotted off, revealing the plain lead casket.
The casket originally held biscuits; not gold, frankincense or myrrh.
The casket has the mark of an unidentified Parisian goldsmith of the 15th century.
leaden casket in Melrose Abbey.
He bribed the sexton to lay him next to Cathy with no casket walls between them when he dies.
shinning down a rope, which had been smuggled into his cell in a wine casket.
This " affair of the casket " arose out of an attempt by the countess's friends to get possession of a bond for a large life annuity settled by the count on his mistress, a Baroness Meyendorf, to the prejudice of the countess and her children.
pp. 183-188.) If Moray the righteous could act thus, much more might the murderer Morton perjure himself in his averment that there had been no tampering with the Casket Letters in his custody.
Even in the existing versions of the letters, translated from the lost originals and retranslated from this translation of a text which was probably destroyed in 1603 by order of King James on his accession to the English throne - even in these possibly disfigured versions, the fiery pathos of passion, the fierce and piteous fluctuations of spirit between love and hate, hope and rage and jealousy, have an eloquence apparently beyond the imitation or invention of art (see Casket Letters 1).
As in the case of the casket letters, it is alleged that forgery was employed to interpolate sufficient evidence of Mary's complicity in a design of which it is thought credible that she was kept in ignorance by the traitors and murderers who had enrolled themselves in her service, - that one who pensioned the actual murderer of Murray and a would-be murderer of Elizabeth was incapable of approving what her keen and practised intelligence was too blunt and torpid to anticipate as inevitable and inseparable from the general design.
(really Letter I.) leaves no doubt, if we accept it, as to her murderous design (see Casket Letters).
This type of hearse is a motorcycle with a special sidecar built to carry a casket or an urn.
In 1931, a casket, containing bones, was unearthed on the site of the Abbey Church.
An open casket is not allowed, as it would make the body vulnerable to enemies in this helpless state.
The Marine Corps emblem is featured on the cap panel of the interior of the casket, as well as the exterior of the casket.
In a tradition that started during the Napoleonic Wars (1796-1815), the casket for a fallen marine is covered with the U.S. flag.
The flag is positioned in such a way that the blue field is at the head of the casket.
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.
Many have thick, double walls and can serve as both a casket and a vault.
There are two ways to go about looking for a plastic casket for your deceased pet.
If you live in an area where you are unable to find help with a plastic pet casket, then looking on the Internet will be your best option.
The Pet Casket Shop ships all of its caskets through the U.S. Post Office's Priority Mail service.
The plot should be two inches bigger than the casket size.
Remove the sod and dig a hole about three feet deep; this will keep other animals from trying to dig up the casket.
Lower the casket and gently add soil around and on top of the coffin, patting it down as you go along.
If you've never had to plan a funeral or pick out a casket before, you really can get lost in this decision-making process.
Be supportive: He may need you to help him with funeral arrangements including driving him to the funeral home, picking out a casket or selecting flowers.
Photos of special moments: You can have photos from special moments in the person's life all over the casket like a collage.
If you want to find out where you can design a casket locally, contact funeral homes for information.
You can also order the casket online and have it delivered to the funeral home.
Choosing what to put on the casket might be difficult.
If you've recently lost your pet and are looking for a dignified and loving way to remember them, you may want to consider purchasing a wholesale pet casket.
The type of wholesale casket you choose for your pet will depend on a number of factors.
The size of your pet will determine the size of casket you will choose.
To determine the size of pet casket you will need, measure your pet and consult the manufacturer's size chart.
Do you want a casket that will withstand weathering, or do you want a biodegradable casket?
Buying a pet casket wholesale can alleviate some of the costs of burial.
Casket materials are available in a variety of woods, as well as in biodegradable materials and heavy resin type materials.
The casket linings range from simple cottons to deluxe velvet and satins.
Team Master's Casket Store has some pet caskets available in a variety of sizes and materials.
Pricing starts at about $250 for a medium casket.
If you ultimately decide that a pet casket isn't what you want, there are other options to honor and remember your pets, as well.
Most casket manufacturers are making larger caskets to accommodate this trend.
It is very important to pay close attention to casket size when planning a funeral.
The width of the standard -ized casket is usually a concern when the deceased is overweight, but the height and length can also be an issue if the person is large overall.
A casket is a rectangular box with six sides.
It is becoming more common for families to be concerned that even an oversized casket will not be big enough for their deceased loved one.
The last thing a family wants to worry about at this time is about casket size.
While planning her funeral, the funeral home director assured the family that the deceased would fit into the oversized casket being ordered.
The family asked several times if there was a larger-sized casket, as the deceased weighed over 500 pounds.
Later during the viewing. the family was in shock to find that the deceased looked squished in the oversized casket.
When the time came during the funeral to close the casket, the funeral assistant and pallbearers were struggling to latch it closed.
The lid was shut, but apparently there was a gap where the casket could not be latched.
Amends have since been made to rectify the situation but this serves as a reminder to be certain the casket is the correct size.
It is comforting to know that there are options available in casket size to accommodate the needs of different sized people.
When you are ordering an oversized casket, you should make certain the size is large enough and that the casket will fit into the hearse.
Because in June 1568 that version, forged, was in the Scots collection of the Casket Letters ?
On the 10th a silver casket containing letters and French verses, miscalled sonnets, in the handwriting of the queen, was taken from the person of a servant who had been sent by Bothwell to bring it from Edinburgh to Dunbar.
With special reference to the controversy concerning the Casket Letters, in addition to the article Casket Letters and the abovementioned works by Sir John Skelton, the following should be consulted: Walter Goodall, Examination of the Letters said to be written by Mary Queen of Scots to Bothwell (2 vols., Edinburgh, 1 754), which contains the letters themselves; William Tytler, Inquiry into the Evidence against Mary Queen of Scots (2 vols., London, 1790); John Whitaker, Mary Queen of Scots Vindicated (3 vols., London, 1788); F.
Henderson, The Casket Letters and Mary Queen of Scots (Edinburgh, 1889); Andrew Lang, The Mystery of Mary Stuart (London, 1900).
Among these is the famous Ficoroni casket, engraved with pictures of the arrival of the Argonauts in Bithynia and the victory of Pollux over Amycus.
Most of the objects discovered in the necropolis are preserved in the Roman collections, especially in the Kircherian Museum (which possesses the Ficoroni casket) and the Barberini library.
After this the aria "Et in spiritum sanctum," in which the next dogmatic clauses are enshrined like relics in a casket, furnishes a beautiful decorative design on which the listener can repose his mind; and then comes the voluminous ecclesiastical fugue, Confiteor unum baptisma, leading, as through the door and world-wide spaces of the Catholic Church, to that veil which is not all darkness to the eye of faith.
It is a silver casket or lady's toilet box, in which were found an ampulla and other small objects, enriched with niello-work.5 From Roman times till the end of the 16th century the art of working in niello seems to have been constantly practised in some part at least of Europe, while in Russia and India it has survived to the present day.
Among Elgin's manufactures are watches and watch-cases, butter and other dairy products, cooperage (especially butter tubs), canned corn, shirts, foundry and machine-shop products, pipe-organs, and caskets and casket trimmings; in 1905 Elgin's total factory product was valued at $9,349, 2 74.
In the main hall hangs a glass casket containing the key to the Bastille which Washington received from Lafayette in 1790.
On the 13th of February 1902 he was presented with an address in a gold casket by the city corporation, and entertained at luncheon at the Mansion House, an honour not unconnected with the strong feeling recently aroused by his firm reply (at Birmingham, January II) to some remarks made by Count von Billow, the German chancellor, in the Reichstag (January 8), reflecting the offensive allegations current in Germany against the conduct of the army in South Africa.
casket of valuable jewels.
sidecar built to carry a casket or an urn.
One style of marine casket available is made of 18-gauge steel.
The exterior of the casket is also finished with red piping.
Her casket was buried with the lid partially open.
The casket was opened in 1906, at the instance of the emperor William II., and the draperies enclosing the body were temporarily removed to Berlin, with a view to the reproduction of similar cloth.
The Istrian stone of which the edifice is built has taken a fine patina, which makes the whole look like some richly embossed casket in oxidized silver.
But a younger member of the household, Willie Douglas, aged eighteen, whose devotion was afterwards remembered and his safety cared for by Mary at a time of utmost risk and perplexity to herself, succeeded on the 2nd of May in assisting her to escape by a 1 It is to be observed that the above conclusion as to the authenticity of the Casket Letters is the same as that arrived at upon different grounds by the most recent research on the subject.
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