The embalmed body of the saintly founder is to be seen to this day in a side chapel of the church.
The body of Gustavus Adolphus was embalmed at Weissenfels after the battle of Lutzen.
The body was embalmed and filled with aromatic herbs, and then brought to this region, passing through the lands of various tribes.
His heart, taken from the body when it was embalmed, and given to Madame Denis and by her to Madame de Villette, was preserved in a silver case, and when it was proposed (in 1864) to restore it to the other remains, the sarcophagus at Sainte Genevieve (the Pantheon) was opened and found to be empty.
Especially in ancient Egypt the fibre occupied a most important place, linen having been there not only generally worn by all classes, but it was the only material the priestly order was permitted to wear, while it was most extensively used as wrappings for embalmed bodies and for general purposes.
Travellers' tales were deliberately embalmed by Swift in the amber of his irony.
The Guanches embalmed their dead; many mummies have been found in an extreme state of desiccation, each weighing not more than 6 or 7 lb.
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."
73), the bird came from Arabia every Soo years, bearing his father embalmed in a ball of myrrh, and buried him in the temple of the sun.
Very near his end he had the lugubrious curiosity to cause the coffins of his embalmed ancestors to be opened at the Escorial.
Rosa exhibits the embalmed body of that saint, a native of Viterbo, who died in her eighteenth year, after working various miracles and having distinguished herself by her invectives against Frederick II.
His body was recovered with difficulty, and, having been embalmed, was buried with imposing ceremony at the public expense on the 7th of June.
embalmed heart carried on the crusades.
Joseph's body is embalmed, but it is not until the concluding chapter of the book of Joshua (xxiv.
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).
Before the time of the Middle Kingdom it became usual for the rich to have their bodies embalmed.
His influence was due partly to his astronomical and mathematical eminence, but still more to the ascetic dignity of his nature and his superiority to ordinary weaknesses - traits which legend has embalmed.
embalmed body of Lenin lies in a granite tomb on public display in Red Square.
embalmed corpse of Lenin, which lies in state in Moscow's Red Square.
Their bodies are then embalmed and shipped to schools.
6 The recluses of Port Royal seized it eagerly, discussed automatism, dissected living animals in order to show to a morbid curiosity the circulation of the blood, were careless of the cries of tortured dogs, and finally embalmed the doctrine in a syllogism of their logic, - No matter thinks; every soul of beast is matter: therefore no soul of beast thinks.
This district is again indicated as the starting-point of Zoroastrianism, by the fact that dead bodies are not embalmed and then interred, as was usual, for instance, in Persia, but cast out to the dogs and birds (cf.
This windscreen plunges down to the bonnet meeting the wide grille with the Citroen emblem firmly embalmed which those lovely teardrop light clusters flank.
Cremation is never performed on the body of a Jewish person, and the body is not embalmed.
People that have decided to have an eco-burial are not embalmed.
A body is kept cool in order to preserve it at the funeral home; those who choose an eco-burial are not embalmed.
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