Corpses sentence example

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  • Dark corpses littered the small clearing.
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  • For a moment the wind blew the flames aside, leaving the corpses untouched.
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  • We learn that women were buried, while the corpses of men were suspended on trees.
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  • The Poles avoided an encounter in the open field, but harried the Germans so successfully around Breslau that the plain was covered with corpses, which Henry had to leave to the dogs on his disastrous retreat; hence the scene of the action was known as "the field of dogs."
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  • Some, however, were formed to contain two, three, or four, or even more corpses.
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  • She gazed around, realizing that she and the two members of her guard occupied a cage filled with the bloated corpses of a half dozen other men, what was left of her guard.
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  • The coffins are of small size, contain corpses with the knees drawn up to the chin and are found in excavated chambers or pits.
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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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  • Their plan is for the most part that of a house, with a door of entrance and passage leading into a central chamber or atrium, with others of smaller size opening from it, each having a stone-hewn bench or triclinium on three of its sides, on which the dead, frequently a pair of corpses side by side, were laid as if at a banquet.
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  • The European graveyard has repeatedly been the scene of outrages perpetrated, it is believed, by natives from the mainland of Borneo, the graves being rifled and the hair of the head and other parts of the corpses being carried off to furnish ornaments to weapons and ingredients in the magic philtres of the natives.
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  • In the former class he places supernatural beings (including men with man y as well as ghosts and spirits), blood, new-born children with their mothers, and corpses; which list might be considerably extended, for instance, by the inclusion of natural portents, and animals and plants such as are strikingly odd, dangerous or useful.
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  • Of the deaths in any place the only check obtainable is from the public body-washers, but many corpses areburied without the aid of the public body-washers; and the population of the place not being accurately known, the number of deaths, however correct, is useless for statistical purposes.
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  • Here all the prescriptions of puritypartly connected with national customs, and impossible of execution abroad were diligently observed; and even the injunction not to pollute earth with corpses, but to cast out the dead to vulture and dog, was obeyed in its full force.
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  • The castle where Wallace surprised the English garrison and threw their corpses into the dungeon, grimly styled "Wallace's Larder," was finally destroyed by Cromwell, who is said to have used part of its masonry for the construction of the fort at Ayr; but its ruins still exist.
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  • The excavators also brought to light a vast number of human corpses in the garb of Buddhist monks.
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  • The immense treasure of gold, silver, bronze, fine stone and ivory objects, which was buried with the sixteen corpses in this circle, is worth intrinsically more than any treasure-trove known to have been found in any land, and it revealed once for all the character of a great civilization preceding the Hellenic. The find was deposited at Athens, and gradually cleaned and arranged in the Polytechnic; and the discoverer, publishing his Mycenae in English in 1877, had his full share of honours and fame.
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  • While spending the day with Cynthia Byrne was of itself a pleasant contemplation, accompanying relatives to identify corpses, especially those that had been under water for a week, was, in Dean's estimation, right up there with root canals and swift kicks in the you-know-whats.
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  • We were told of the way corpses in concentration camps were layered up with logs, then the whole lot set alight.
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  • How could a God who smiled at those mutilated corpses in Omagh be a loving God?
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  • The players themselves still also look like reanimated corpses when going through their reaction animations in the replays.
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  • Whatever the truth, the small hamlet is this morning nothing more than a few smoldering timbers and dismembered corpses.
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  • They formed such a group of mangled corpses as would make any stout hearted man shudder.
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  • He even went as far as dissecting human corpses to understand how the body worked.
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  • Western democracy will effectively cease to exist as the social infrastructure collapses under the weight of millions of unburied corpses.
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  • Peer into the waters and you will see a flotsam of drowned and bloated corpses.
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  • The two corpses were then drenched in gasoline from the jerry cans.
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  • Four years later, the corpses were still there, and they were beginning to pollute the local groundwater.
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  • The corpses appear headless, the flesh chewed at, the manner of death not clear.
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  • Friday 30th January 73% of corpses are now incinerated, compared to just 4% in 1946.
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  • He hoped our sensitive immune system would react by creating antibodies to these viral corpses that would also protect us against living wild poliovirus.
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  • I think rove will walk, thumbing his nose at the pile of corpses he helped to create.
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  • The sensation of those terrible whistling sounds and of the corpses around him merged in Rostov's mind into a single feeling of terror and pity for himself.
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  • In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.
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  • A horrid business dragging these corpses about with one!
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  • A third section scattered through the village arranging quarters for the staff officers, carrying out the French corpses that were in the huts, and dragging away boards, dry wood, and thatch from the roofs, for the campfires, or wattle fences to serve for shelter.
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  • Within a week the peasants who came with empty carts to carry off plunder were stopped by the authorities and made to cart the corpses out of the town.
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  • I think Rove will walk, thumbing his nose at the pile of corpses he helped to create.
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  • Now you 're locked in with thousands of shambling corpses for the next 72 hours.
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  • Former police superintendent Ralph Miller has found sheets were partly removed from the corpses at some point.
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  • You are like whitewashed tombs, which look fine on the outside but are full of bones and decaying corpses on the inside.
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  • People flocked to see dissections of executed criminals, whose corpses had been surreptitiously yanked from scaffolds, or wrestled away from waiting families.
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  • Plastic corpses are easy enough to find at any Halloween store and these nifty things - once dressed up with clothing, maybe some latex and newspaper stuff - can become cool looking serving trays.
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  • He was also a musician and spent years creating detailed sketches of human anatomy, which he based on the human dissections he performed on corpses from local hospitals.
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  • You will see soldiers getting their heads chopped off, with blood spilt everywhere and numerous corpses of recently killed opponents.
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  • No more super slow corpses crawling around either.
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  • Soldier of Fortune broke down a significant, previously-unbreached wall with reactive corpses.
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  • Rainbow Six, a seminal tactical shooter, also featured ragdoll corpses that added to the realism of video game mortality.
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  • The series of Syran built graves, containing crouching corpses, is the best and most representative that is known in the Aegean.
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  • The work of embalming was reserved for a special class, women for female corpses, men for male.
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  • Twelve years later it was captured by Timur, who built a wall with the corpses of his prisoners.
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  • In this fight each side was using corpses as breastworks.
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  • The steppe for miles around was strewn with corpses, and the Cossacks are said to have reaped io,000,000 guldens worth of booty when the fight was over.
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  • Finally, in the spirit of Plato's Phaedo and the dialogue Eudemus, the Protrepticus holds that the soul is bound to the sentient members of the body as prisoners in Etruria are bound face to face with corpses; whereas the later view of the De Anima is that the soul is the vital principle of the body and the body the necessary organ of the soul.
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  • Thousands of unburied corpses filled the streets, and in all 40,000 to 60,000 persons were carried off.
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  • The problem was the rotting corpses in the hot sun.
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  • She dropped to her knees between the two bloodied corpses, hoarse from screaming.
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  • While the population of Nejef is estimated at from 20,000 to 30,000, there is in addition a very large floating population of pilgrims, who are constantly arriving, bringing corpses in all stages of decomposition and accompanied at times by sick and aged persons, who have come to Nejef to die.
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