How to use Dead-man in a sentence
The three left for the school office; Betsy, with a slight smile on her face, Molly looking excited and Julie wondering if she was dead man walking.
She shook out the sexual energy running through her and turned on a light, not wanting to be alone in the dark while the dead man in her thoughts began to sob once more.
She wondered if the dead man in her head, Darian, felt this way when he cried.
Are you sure it was a dead man you saw?
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Harmony bent and lifted the dead man in a fireman's carry.
He'd never been so thrilled to see a dead man as he was that moment.
His gaze went back to the dead man Rhyn wanted him to find.
While the dead man hadn't known who the handler was, he'd suspected it was another death-dealer.
She'd spent several hours in his office talking to a dead man?Advertisement
He might have just fallen, luckily closer to the bottom than the top, or he'd be a dead man.
Because if someone doesn't find him soon, Jerome Shipton is going to be a dead man!
She glanced up at the screen, feeling uneasy about reading messages the dead man had sent.
Her gaze went again to the pool of blood, then to the thick swath of red marking the trail of the dead man.
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Vinnie, you son-of-a-bitch, you'll be a dead man if I catch up to you!
I'm not even sure you've got the stuff to get in the ball game—and if that's the case, you're already a dead man.
He was a dead man.
Jenn didn't remember a time when she would've looked twice at a dead man.
Three years later, Nicolas Blesdijk, who had married his eldest daughter Jannecke (Susanna), but had lost confidence in Jorisz some time before his death, denounced the dead man to the authorities of Basel.Advertisement
They exhibit the extreme development of the principle of surrounding the dead man with everything in which he found pleasure during his life.
If the dead man was John the presbyter - if this John had in youth just seen Jesus and the Zebedean, and in extreme old age had still seen and approved the Gospel - to attribute this Gospel to him, as is done here, would not violate the literary ethics of those times.
The river speeding on its course to the sea, the sun and moon, if not the stars also, on their never-ceasing daily round, the lightning, fire, the wind, the sea, all are in motion and therefore animate; but the savage does not stop short here; mountains and lakes, stones and manufactured articles, are for him alike endowed with souls like his own; he deposits in the tomb weapons and food, clothes and implements, broken, it may be, in order to set free their souls; or he attains the same result by burning them, and thus sending them to the Other World for the use of the dead man.
The king exerted all his personal influence to overcome Yorke's scruples, warning him finally that the great seal if now refused would never again be within his grasp. Yorke yielded to the king's entreaty, went to his brother's house, where he met the leaders of the Opposition, and feeling at once overwhelmed with shame, fled to his own house, where in three days he was a dead man (January 20, 1770).
His wife was mistress by his death-bed, and she could put the words she chose into the mouth of a dead man - and could move the dead hand at her will.Advertisement
The Pyramid texts and the Book of the Dead are the most important of these, and teach us much about the dangers and needs that attended the dead man beyond the tomb, and about the manner in which it was thought, they could be counteracted.
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.
The occasional visitor to the tomb is reminded by its inscriptions of the many virtues of the dead man while he yet lived, and is charged, if he be come with empty hands, at least to pronounce the funerary formula; it will indeed cost him nothing but the breath of his mouth !
The belief gradually grew up that every dead man would have to face a similar trial before he could be admitted to a life of bliss in the other world.
The date at which these conceptions became general is not quite certain, but it can hardly be later than the Middle Kingdom, when the dead man has the epithet justified appended to his name in the inscriptions of his tomb.Advertisement
Among the Nayars of Malabar, the family-serpent is capable of almost unlimited powers for good or evil; it is part of the household property, but does not seem to be connected with ancestral cults.'4 In Greece, however, " the dead man became a chthonic daemon, potent for good or evil; his natural symbol as such, often figured on tombs, was the snake."
He declared that Hus had been justly executed and stated in a letter addressed on the 12th of August 1415 to Lacek, lord of Kravdfthe only literary document of Jerome that has been preserved - that "the dead man (Hus) had written many false and harmful things."
Among the Australian blacks, divination is largely employed to discover the cause of death, where it is assumed to be due to magic; in some cases the spirit of the dead man is held to give the information, in others the living magician is the source of the knowledge.
The idea is that the dead man shall enter the spirit world in a manner befitting his earthly rank, or he would be despised by the other spirits, and also that if proper respect were not shown to his remains, he might bring supernatural punishment on his relations.
Once she told Damian about the woman whose hand rested intimately on his arm, who he smiled at with genuine affection â€¦ If not for the dead man in her head, she'd be alone.Advertisement
Who kept a dead man on a shrine in the basement?
I'm not even sure you've got the stuff to get in the ball gameâ€”and if that's the case, you're already a dead man.
When they see the dead man he describes his face as pale as the moonlight on a cold winter's eve.
The dead man was put overboard within half an hour after he had ceased to breathe.
Style example 4 limestone stela of Anubis leading dead man A limestone stela of the Roman period.Advertisement
To these also belong the rite of wµoc¢ayta,and the communication of liturgical formulae for the guidance of the soul of the dead man on his way to the underworld, which also served as credentials to the gods below.
As regard cannibalism, it appears that the heart and liver of the human victims offered in the temples were eaten as a religious rite, and that the same parts of any prominent warrior slain in battle were devoured by the victor chiefs, who believed that they would thereby inherit the valour of the dead man.
In the Saite period a sort of standard edition was drawn up, consisting of 165 chapters in a fixed order and with a common title the book of going forth in the day; this recension was published by Lepsius in 1842 from a Turin papyrus Like the Pyramid texts, the Book of the Dead served a funerary purpose, but its contents are far more heterogeneous; besides chapters enabling the dead man to assume what shape he will, or to issue triumphant from the last judgment, there are lists of gates to be passed and demons to be encountered in the nether world, formulae such as are inscribed on sepulchral figures and amulets, and even hymns to the sun-god.
Any prospect of awakening or coming to life to a dead man makes indifferent all times and places.
Thirty thousand devils!... the convoy guards began cursing and the French soldiers, with fresh virulence, drove away with their swords the crowd of prisoners who were gazing at the dead man.Advertisement
We did see starfish, crabs, lobster, dead man 's fingers, sponges and tube anemones and a few small fish.
Style example 4 Limestone stela of Anubis leading dead man A limestone stela of the Roman period.
At Hemp Knoll, the bone belt ring was hidden beneath the dead man 's right thigh.
But it was her role as a nun (a far cry from the sexy roles she'd become famous for) in the gripping drama Dead Man Walking (1995) that finally got her the coveted Oscar.
These "ghost brides" are necessary because the dead man would be lonely without a bride to keep him company in the afterlife.Advertisement
If you like Breakfast by the Newsboys, you might like Dead Man (Carry Me) by Jars of Clay.
Her thoughts returned to the dead man alone in the dark room.
She held her head in her hands, tormented by his pain without understanding how she was supposed to help a dead man.
The dead man was getting annoying.