It was a coffin with bones inside.
He lugged the coffin to the new portal and shoved it through.
Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.
When the body, washed and dressed, lay in the coffin on a table, everyone came to take leave of him and they all wept.
It is not therefore larceny to steal a corpse, but any removal of the coffin or grave-cloths is otherwise, such remaining the property of the persons who buried the body.
He lugged the coffin through the portal into the shadow world and then paused to think.
He was buried at the church of Faareveille, where a coffin, doubtfully supposed to be his, was opened in 1858.
The coffin was apparently of Aberdovey (Aberdyfi) limestone, much corroded.
That he was of short stature is proved by the length of the coffin in which his body is still preserved, less than 5 ft.
European geographers have been accustomed to divide the islands into three groups for purposes of nomenclature, calling the northern group the Parry Islands, the central the Beechey Islands and the southern the Coffin or Bailey Islands.
At the funeral a brawl occurred between the soldiers and the priests, and the coffin having been made too short the body without the mitre was driven into it by main force and covered with an oil-cloth.
Special commissioners were to have concurrent jurisdiction with the U.S. circuit and district courts and the inferior courts of Territories in enforcing the law; fugitives could not testify in their own behalf; no trial by jury was provided; i The precise amount of organization in the Underground Railroad cannot be definitely ascertained because of the exaggerated use of the figure of railroading in the documents of the "presidents" of the road, Robert Purvis and Levi Coffin, and of its many "conductors," and their discussion of the "packages" and "freight" shipped by them.
In December 1897 Rousseau's coffin in the Pantheon was opened, and M.
But ready as she was to take the smallest speck for the image of a man or of a coffin, she saw nothing.
During the night of the 25th of May his body was conveyed from Hawarden to London and the coffin was placed on a bier in Westminster Hall.
She sat a long time looking at the receding line of candles reflected in the glasses and expecting (from tales she had heard) to see a coffin, or him, Prince Andrew, in that last dim, indistinctly outlined square.
At Llanllaianau was found, in 1841, a stone coffin, holding a well-preserved skeleton of 71 ft.
There are two libraries; one founded in 1836, and now a public library in the Atheneum building; and the other in what is now the School of Industrial and Manual Training (1904), founded in 1827 as a Lancasterian school by Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin (1759-1839), whose ancestors were Nantucket people.
On the 28th of May the coffin, preceded by the two Houses of Parliament and escorted by the chief magnates of the realm, was carried from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey.
This to a certain extent is doubtless true, as in the case of the chapel of Santa Priscilla, where the altar or stone coffin of a martyr remains, with a small platform behind it for the priest or bishop to stand upon.
And there in the coffin was the same face, though with closed eyes.
Its principal manufactures are gunpowder, carpets, brick, cotton press machinery, and coffin hardware.
During the Revolution the tomb, and as it was supposed the coffin, were transferred with much pomp to the town museum; but it was discovered that the wrong coffin had been taken, and it was afterwards restored to its old position.
pedis, or coffin bone).
54) from a coffin is here superposed on the view of the actual skull to show the accuracy of the work.
The counts of Mansfeld, the magistrates of the city and all the burghers of Eisleben accompanied the coffin to the gates of their town.
It would signify somewhat, if, in any earnest sense, he slanted them and daubed it; but the spirit having departed out of the tenant, it is of a piece with constructing his own coffin--the architecture of the grave--and "carpenter" is but another name for "coffin-maker."
Now, eyes open, eyes shut—it was both the same—as black as the inside of a buried coffin on a moonless night.
The final nail in the coffin of their friendship left her feeling depressed.
The demons couldn.t get near Sasha so long as he had the coffin holding his father.
Technically, this was Sasha.s doing, for he had dragged the coffin out of the protected crypt and left the Immortals exposed.
Was the nail in the coffin, no pun intended, Evelyn joked weakly.
Levi Coffin (1798-1877), a native of North Carolina (whose cousin, Vestal Coffin, had established before 1819 a "station" of the Underground near what is now Guilford College, North Carolina), in 1826 settled in Wayne County, Ohio; his home at New Garden (now Fountain City) was the meeting point of three "lines" from Kentucky; and in 1847 he removed to Cincinnati, where his labours in bringing slaves out of the South were even more successful.
Sasha sat on top of the sarcophagus and looked around, smug in how safe he was sitting on top of the coffin.
He happen to be carrying a clear coffin?
I wonder how they got him away from the coffin.
Try as he might, the mourning ladies of dreamland wouldn't return to the empty coffin.
C. Druce was then found in the coffin.
They rested here with the coffin.
In the war with Rome he belonged to the peace party, and finding that the Zealots were resolved on carrying their revolt to its inevitable sequel, Johanan had himself conveyed out of Jerusalem in a coffin.
In June she followed the king to England (after distributing all her effects in Edinburgh among her ladies) with the prince and the coffin containing the body of her dead infant, and reached Windsor on the 2nd of July, where amidst other forms of good fortune she entered into the possession of Queen Elizabeth's 6000 dresses.
in 1165, when the remains were removed from a marble sarcophagus and placed in a wooden coffin.
The principal manufactures of the township are jewelry, silverware, cotton goods, cotton machinery, coffin trimmings, and leather.
86), to be soaked, wrapped in linen bandages, and put in the coffin.
Ultimately the bishop of Quebec, unable to get a mandamus from the English privy council to dig him up, solemnly deconsecrated the ground down to the estimated depth of the lid of the wife's coffin.
He died on the 28th of November 1826, leaving a request that his right hand should be cut off and preserved till the death of the marchioness of Hastings, and then be interred in her coffin.
It was of course only the few who could afford elaborate tombs of the kind: the poor had to make shift with an unpretentious grave, in which the corpse was placed enveloped only by a few rags or enclosed in a rough wooden coffin.
She managed to visit England every year, and it was at her special request that when she died her husband laid an English flag upon her coffin.
The inking arrangements are usually very good, for, by a system of racks and cogs which may be regulated to a nicety, the necessary distribution of ink and rolling of the printing surface runs in gear with the travelling type bed or coffin.
Their funeral mourning consists of abstaining from drink and eating raw beef, and they use a wooden log for a coffin.
The same year he lost his only son - a blow which, he said, "drove the nails into his own coffin."
The carpal joint, corresponding to the wrist of man, is commonly called the " knee " of the horse, the joint between the metacarpal and the first phalanx the " fetlock," that between the first and second phalanges the " pastern," and that between the second and third phalanges the " coffin joint."
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Now, eyes open, eyes shutâ€”it was both the sameâ€”as black as the inside of a buried coffin on a moonless night.
Cynthia suggested a funeral, complete with a shoebox coffin and a solemn burial, a feat Dean would have guessed impossible given the frozen earth.
The coffin was gone, but the mutilated body of his demoness mother remained on the far wall. Rhyn stood before it as he had less than a week before. This time, he felt something towards the decapitated creature: hatred. She'd made him what he was, a disaster no one could fix except for a dead human.
agitated when we stopped at the Coffin Stone.
biodegradable cardboard coffin or you may prefer to purchase a coffin from a local Funeral Director.
A great catafalque had been built, housing a symbolic coffin.
throw that clod of earth onto the coffin and read the epitaph: " It Was Only a Game Show " .
cocoon coffin are not cremated, as the body will be cremated inside the original cardboard coffin.
coffin draped with a Union Flag at his funeral.
coffin cremated at the same time?
Campaigners carry a coffin through the streets of Brussels, with the slogan ' Trade Justice, Not Free Trade ' .
Drugged, he awakes to find himself buried alive glass coffin with only a gun for company.
He evidently did not know that there was a leaden coffin, or at any rate, had not thought of it.
We will provide advice on the types of coffin, including biodegradable coffins, which can be used.
Model coffin The outer wooden coffin contains an inner cardboard coffin.
The empty coffin now resides at the back of the Yogomaia Mosque, a permanent reminder of the lamentable event.
coffin lid on nuclear power once for all.
Coffin bearers Quite often members of a family ask to bear the coffin bearers Quite often members of a family ask to bear the coffin.
coffin nails survived.
coffin plate bore the inscription ' A British Warrior who fell in the Great War ' .
Dust of an eight year old in a stone coffin.
Bert and I made the very posh oak coffin with all the best trimmings and furniture.
Three probable graves were recorded, but only the iron coffin nails survived.
At least when you shuffle off your mortal coil, the coffin will only have two corners damaged.
committal of the coffin to the cremator?
committal of the body takes place, curtains will be drawn around the coffin.
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Without exception the coffin is always cremated with the body.
Each coffin is separately cremated and is treated with the utmost respect once it has been entrusted to our care.
For anyone who needs to purchase one, a coffin is an emotional symbol of a close relative now deceased.
disinter the coffin.
disproved when his coffin was opened in 1779, as his head was still attached to his body.
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Trouble is, what I actually saw was somebody blowing down a stick of wood to a bunch of coffin dodgers.
How dare he have his coffin draped with a Union Flag at his funeral.
draperycloths were rich draperies used to drape a coffin or shrouded corpse.
An ecologically friendly coffin can still be used in any part of the cemeteries, and all arrangements can be made by the family.
Coffin 9 had a solid wooden headrest on the top of the coffin.
leaden coffin, into which he was placed and soldered up.
The final nail in the already quite tightly shut lid of SOF II's coffin is the bad level designs.
The review should have slammed the coffin lid on nuclear power once for all.
lid of the coffin.
The nail in the coffin so to speak has come rather recently, through the past year's scandals of broad corporate malfeasance.
mortal coil, the coffin will only have two corners damaged.
By analogy with other Beaker graves, it may suggest that a timber mortuary ' house ' enclosed the coffin.
The coffin is usually brought into the chapel followed by the mourners in procession.
mummifyistress kills herself and Imhotep is captured and sentenced to death - mummified alive in a coffin full of flesh-eating scarab beetles.
The identity of the young woman in the coffin, and how she came by such a splendid garment, remains an intriguing mystery.
nail in the coffin.
In a nutshell, he suggests that war against Iraq is another nail in the coffin of the sovereign nation.
navicular bone; small arrows: coffin joint.
For a time I was very observant, watching the coffin lowered, hearing the words of the ritual.
olden times the gate would have a coffin table on which the coffin could be set.
Her body lay in state in a coffin covered in a black velvet pall under a canopy in the black draped dining room.
pampered pooch, he has his own coffin.
This eco friendly coffin itself will be complete and include an engraved name plate if requested.
serviceman in a military coffin before.
shut lid of SOF II's coffin is the bad level designs.
slammed the coffin lid on nuclear power once for all.
The sides of the coffin are decorated with bands of bead and reel motifs and vine tendrils.
In 1810 Walter Coffin completed a tramroad which connected Dinas Levels to the canal.
Her coffin was a beautiful thing made out of woven wicker, Emer would have approved.
But her application to have the grave in Highgate opened (with the object of showing that the coffin there was empty), though granted by Dr Tristram, chancellor of the diocese of London, was thwarted by a caveat being entered on the part of the executor of T.
He was interred in his cathedral at midnight on the 22nd of October, in the same coffin as Stella, with the epitaph, written by himself, "Hic depositum est corpus Jonathan Swift, S.T.P., hujus ecclesiae cathedralis decani; ubi saeva indignatio cor ulterius lacerare nequit.
aapxociayos, literally "flesh-eating," from afip, flesh, cbayeiv, to eat), the name given to a coffin in stone, which on account of its caustic qualities, according to Pliny (H.N.
Mr Earle's listener on these occasions confesses that he heard with a doubting mind, and that belief in what he heard still keeps company with Mahomet's coffin.
But even then she was not allowed to rest: she was again disentombed, to be laid in a more magnificent coffin, and the greed of reverential relicseekers made unseemly havoc of her bones.
For many Christians, blessing same-sex partnerships would be the final nail in the coffin for " family values " in our society !
She had never seen a serviceman in a military coffin before.
Sleeping like this is called the "coffin position" - not a comforting position for sleep!
This look resembles a corpse right out of the coffin.
Coffin Sandwiches: Peanut butter and jelly or peanut butter and marshmallow fluff are usually popular, so just cut your pieces of bread in the shape of a coffin.
Spray paint flower foam black or grey and then carve it to look like a coffin.
If you are really going for non-traditional you can have your cake done in the shape of a haunted house or a coffin.
Shortness of breath, bad colds and flu symptoms, yellowish (coffin) fingernails, eyes looking lowly and dimly lit up were signs of the unhealthy aspect of smoking cigarettes.
Coffin: Cut a cake into the shape of a coffin and top it with a rose spray.
The pallbearers wore pink ties, she wore a pink dress and tiara and her coffin was draped in a rhinestone-studded pink blanket.
It has a coffin on it and is built out of castle bricks.
Wear orange - An orange vest and cap may not be very fashionable, but neither is a coffin.
If the individual dies in Israel, the body will be buried in the shroud without a coffin.
Individuals who die elsewhere may be placed in a simple pine coffin with holes drilled in the bottom to bring the body in closer contact with the earth.
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.
Environmentalists prefer a green burial on land to a traditional burial with a coffin for several reasons.
Most are constructed from strong, high-impact plastics including polyurethane and polystyrene and serve as a vault as well as a coffin.
A cement vault is not used with a non-biodegradable plastic pet coffin.
Lower the casket and gently add soil around and on top of the coffin, patting it down as you go along.
People will comment on it and their final memories of the person will be the beautiful dedication on the coffin.
You can get just about anything you want on a coffin, depending on who you find to decorate it.
Photo of the deceased: Place a photo of the person on the end of the coffin or on the side.
Think of all the things the person loved and design the coffin with them.
Shape: You can have a wood coffin made with special trimming for an elegant look.
Inside material: Don't forget the inside of the coffin, you can choose many different fabrics for it such as satin!
You can also search online for local coffin manufacturers and designers.
However, designing the coffin can help you through your grief.
In Israel, the deceased is usually buried simply in his own shrouds, but in the United States and many other countries, a simple wood coffin is used.
This coffin is unembellished and has no other fabric besides the deceased's own shrouds and perhaps a simple white sheet.
The simplicity of the coffin helps ensure that the body can return to the earth through a natural process.
Jewish funerals are always performed with the coffin lid closed, but family members may view the deceased before the lid is shut.
After the coffin is closed, the chevra kadisha may read a psalm and asks the departed for forgiveness if they have done anything to offend him.
At the gravesite, the coffin is lowered into the earth, at which time additional psalms or eulogies may be delivered.
Mourners then take turns placing some dirt on top of the coffin with a spade or shovel.
Feng shui experts, such as the renowned Lillian Too warn against the infamous coffin position and other feng shui pitfalls when placing a bed.
This is known as the "coffin postilion" and is very bad for your health.
Referred to as the coffin position, it represents the dead.
This is called the coffin position because your feet face the door.
You can even get one with black velvet trim and a coffin inset with long, flowing sleeves, a lace front and a tall gem-enhanced vampire collar and choker.
Coffin and Trout sells a ring called the Riserva, which is white gold and platinum with meteorite and diamonds in the side.
The men found shovels and quickly unburied the coffin, the crying becoming more clear as they dug.
Finally, opening the coffin, they discovered the same small woman in grey they had spotted in the store, only here she was dead.
If you are a Victorian or Edwardian goth, you will prefer boots styles that feature kitten heels or coffin heels and old-fashioned lace-up features.
Buried Alive - Contestants had to climb into a coffin that was buried in the ground.
The coffin was covered in dirt, and the first person out was the winner.
Buffy awoke in her own coffin, trapped beneath the earth and was forced to dig her way out.
Going against Star Fleet orders, Kirk , Scotty, Sulu, Chekov and McCoy steal back the Enterprise to go to Genesis, the experimental planet where Spock's coffin was previously dispersed.
There are designated spots to post the colors and teams must demonstrate how to remove and fold a flag from a coffin.
The funeral in London on the 1st and 2nd of February, including first the passage of the coffin from the Isle of Wight to Gosport between lines of warships, and secondly a military procession from London to Windsor, was a memorable solemnity: the greatest of English sovereigns, whose name would in history mark an age, had gone to her rest.
Among other treasures it contains the silver coffin of St Liborius, a substitute for one which was coined into dollars in 1622 by Christian of Brunswick, the celebrated freebooter.
On a card affixed to the wreath of primroses sent by Queen Victoria to be placed upon his coffin was written in Her Majesty's own handwriting: " His favourite flowers: from Osborne: a tribute of affectionate regard from Queen Victoria."
The prosperous reign of Osiri1 was brought to a premature e by the machinations of his wicked brother Seth, who with nty-two fellow-conspirators invited him to a banquet,:in~ Id him to enter a cunningly-wrought coffin made exactly to measure, then shut down the lid and cast the chest into the.
He died there about 573, and his body, enclosed in a leaden coffin, was carried to Constantinople and buried there.
They are all inhumation burials, of the advanced iron age, and date from the 7th to the 4th century B.C., falling into three classes - those without coffin, those with a coffin formed of stone slabs, and those with a coffin formed of tiles.
The type-forme is placed on the coffin or bed of the press and fixed into its proper position - the precise position being regulated by the exact size of the sheet of paper on which the work is to be printed.
wide, called the Giant's Coffin, admits the explorer to a place where six pits, varying in depth from 65 ft.
His heart, embalmed and enshrined in a coffin of ebony and silver, which she always kept beside her, was, at her death in 1290, buried with her in the precincts of the abbey, which thus acquired its name (Abbacia Dulcis Cordis, or Douxquer).
He was buried in Bunhill Fields; and many Puritans, to whom the respect paid by Roman Catholics to the reliques and tombs of saints seemed childish or sinful, are said to have begged with their dying breath that their coffins might be placed as near as possible to the coffin of the author of the Pilgrim's Progress.
At a funeral, the coffin is left open until the last moment - a custom found everywhere in the Balkans, and said to have been introduced by the Turks, who found that coffins were a convenient hiding-place for arms. The same practice is, however, common in Spain and Portugal.
There is a prayer to the Sky on the coffin of the king of Dynasty IV., known as Mycerinus to the Greeks.
There are also flour mills, tanneries (United States Leather Co.), patent medicine, furniture, coffin woodenware and wagon factories, knitting and spinning mills, planing mills, and sash, door and blind factories - the lumber being obtained from logs floated down the river and by rail.
- Sign of the king of Lower Egypt; from the coffin of Mykerinos, 3 6 33 B.C. (British Museum).
The single digit consists of a moderate-sized proximal (os suffraginis, or large pastern), a short middle (os coronae, or small pastern), and a wide, semi-lunar, ungual phalanx (os pedis, or coffin bone).
It has an interesting Roman Catholic church which belonged to the Benedictine abbey founded about 800 by St Ludger, whose stone coffin is preserved in the crypt.
Three days later the little princess was buried, and Prince Andrew went up the steps to where the coffin stood, to give her the farewell kiss.
A skull, a coffin, the Gospel--it seemed to him that he had expected all this and even more.
Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.
The simplex is worn on Good Friday, and at masses for the dead; also at the blessing of the candles at Candlemas, the singing of the absolution at the coffin, and the solemn investiture with the pallium.
It was not the dead child, but the dauphin who left the prison in the coffin, whence he was extracted by his friends on the way to the cemetery.
The Jethro Coffin House was built in 1686, according to tradition; the Old North Vestry, the first Congregational meeting-house, built in r 7 r r, was moved in 1767, and again in 1834 to its present site on Beacon Hill.
Cymbeline, the play he had been reading on the last afternoon, was laid in his coffin, and on the 12th he was publicly buried with great solemnity in Westminster Abbey.
See Caleb Cushing, History and Present State of the Town of Newburyport (Newburyport, 1826); Joshua Coffin, History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, 1635-1845 (Boston, 1845); Mrs E.
By the time of the VIth Dynasty it was usual to lay the corpse on its left side in the attitude of sleep, and a wooden coffin was often provided upon which were inscribed magic formulae that had already been employed for ages in ritual.
Markham, in his introduction to the narrative of Clavijo's embassy, states that his body "was embalmed with musk and rose water, wrapped in linen, laid in an ebony coffin and sent to Samarkand, where it was buried."
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