The-ashes Sentence Examples
The guardsman lowered his gaze to the ashes as he began digging in earnest.
In New South Wales the body is often burned and the ashes buried.
The city had struggled through the drabness of poverty and joblessness in an effort to raise itself from the ashes of long-dead industries.
The building had been burnt to the ground, and the guardsman began the process of sifting through the ashes.
Thus various parts of criminals, such as the thigh bone of a hanged man, moss grown on a human skull, &c., were used, and even the celebrated Dr Culpeper in the 17th century recommended " the ashes of the head of a coal black cat as a specific for such as have a skin growing over their sight."Advertisement
The corpse may be burnt, in part or as a whole; portions may be assigned to the priest, the sacrificer and the gods; the skull, bones, &c., may receive special treatment; the fat or blood may be set aside, and they or the ashes may be singled out as the share of the god, to be offered upon the altar; the skin of the victim may be employed as a covering for the idol or material representative of the god, either permanently or till the next annual sacrifice.
The animals were decorated with wampum and strangled, and then the sins of the people were transferred to them; then the remains were burned and the ashes gathered up, taken through the village and sprinkled before every house.
The ground is to be pared and burnt, and unslacked lime must be added to the ashes.
And we need have no hesitation in accepting this as a monument put up over a portion of the ashes from the funeral pyre of Gotama the Buddha.
The account of the death and cremation of the Buddha, preserved in the Buddhist canon, states that one-eighth portion of the ashes was presented to the Sakiya clan, and that they built a thupa, or memorial mound, over it.'Advertisement
The supernatant liquid is led into settling tanks, where a further amount of "gold is deposited, r and is then filtered through sawdust or sand, the sawdust being afterwards burnt and the gold separated from the ashes and the sand treated in the chloridizing vat.
The oldest are tombe a pozzo, or shaft graves, containing the ashes of the dead in an urn, of the Villanova period, the oldest of them probably pre-Etruscan; in some of these tombs hut urns, like those of Latium, are found.
The work, he says, is the "production of a decided partisan," who "rakes in the ashes of long-forgotten and a thousand times buried slanders, 1 Lord Brougham, overlooking the constitutional chapter in the Middle Ages, censured Hallam for making an arbitrary beginning at this point, and proposed to write a more complete history himself.
The method of making these "mild" alkalis into "caustic" alkalis by treatment with lime was practised in the time of Pliny in connexion with the manufacture of soap, and it was also known that the ashes of shore-plants yielded a hard soap and those of land-plants a soft one.
But the two substances were generally confounded as "fixed alkali" (carbonate of ammonia being "volatile alkali"), till Duhamel du Monceau in 1736 established the fact that common salt and the ashes of seaplants contain the same base as is found in natural deposits of soda salts ("mineral alkali"), and that this body is different from the "vegetable alkali" obtained by incinerating land plants or wood (pot-ashes).Advertisement
Six human skeletons were found buried in the ashes.
The composition of the ashes of different coals is subject to considerable variation, as will be seen by Table II.
When the flames had done their office, the ashes that were left and even the soil on which they lay were carefully removed and thrown into the Rhine.
From this source all soils contain small proportions of sodium in soluble forms, hence the ashes of plants, although they preferably imbibe potassium salts, contain traces and sometimes notable quantities of sodium salts.
In fact, the ashes of herbs generally are richer in potash than those of the trunks and branches of trees; yet, for obvious reasons, the latter are of greater industrial importance as sources of potassium carbonate.Advertisement
Maize or Indian corn was cultivated on patches of ground where, as in the Hindu jam, the trees and bushes were burnt and the seed planted in the soil manured by the ashes.
The haulm and husks are either used for litter or burned, and the ashes spread upon the land.
Its growth is greatly stimulated by the ashes resulting from the practice of paring and burning.
After another prayer the ashes are thrice sprinkled with holy water and thrice censed.
In the American Prayer Book the office of Commination is omitted, with the exception of the three concluding prayers, which are derived from the prayers and anthems said or sung during the blessing and distribution of the ashes according to the Sarum Missal.Advertisement
The ceremonial of the ashes was not proscribed in England at the Reformation; it was indeed enjoined by a proclamation of Henry VIII.
It is unnecessary here to rake among the ashes of this prolonged dispute, but it may be noted that Helmholtz, who, in his lecture on "Ice and Glaciers," adopted Thomson's theory, afterwards added in an appendix that he had come to the conclusion that Tyndall had "assigned the essential and principal cause of glacier motion in referring it to fracture and regelation" (1865).
Two others are proclamations commemorating visits paid by the king, one to the dome erected over the ashes of Konagamana, the Buddha, another to the birthplace of Gotama, the Buddha.
This was burnt mouth-down in the oven., and the ashes on the ground reduced the red haematite to black magnetic oxide of iron; some traces of carbonyl in the ash helped to rearrange the magnetite as a brilliant mirror-like surface of intense black.
Vessels of clay, more or less ornate in character, which occur with these early interments of unburnt bodies, have been regarded as food-vessels and drinking-cups, differing in character and purpose from the cinerary urns of larger size in which the ashes of the dead were deposited after cremation.
The white and calcined bones were then picked out of the ashes by the friends and placed in a metallic urn, which was deposited in a hollow grave or cist and covered over with large well-fitting stones.
The incinerated bones were collected from the ashes and placed in a golden urn along with those of Patroclus, Achilles's dearest friend.
Pre-eminent among these is the discovery, by Mr William Peppe, on the Birdpur estate, adjoining the boundary between English and Nepalese territory, of the stupa, or cairn, erected by the Sakiya clan over their share of the ashes from the cremation pyre of the Buddha.
It also occurs in tea, cocoa, coffee, tobacco and in the ashes of beetroot.
The present imposing building was begun by Lodovico it Moro in 1490; in the library are preserved some of the ashes of Columbus, who was a student here.
In June 1155 Arnold was hanged, his body burnt, and the ashes were thrown into the Tiber.
It is much prized for bedsteads, writing-desks, shoe-lasts, &c. The wood forms excellent fuel and charcoal, while the ashes are rich in alkaline principles, furnishing a large proportion of the potash exported from Boston and New York.
The exhumation and burning of his body in 1428, when the ashes were cast into the Swift, gave rise to the saying that their distribution by the river to the ocean resembled that of Wycliffe's doctrines over the world.
His body was afterwards burned, and the ashes conveyed to Quito.
In these cases the producers are arranged outside the iron-works, glass-works, &c., in an open yard where all the manipulations of feeding them with coal, of stoking, and of removing the ashes are performed without interfering with the work inside.
The inside shape of the producer is such that the upper, less hot portion cannot get stopped, as it widens out towards the bottom; the lower, hotter portion, where the ashes are already fluxed, is contracted to a slit a, through which the air ascends.
The introduction of the air and the removal of the ashes takes place at the narrower ends.
The bottom is formed by a water-tank and the ashes are quenched here.
In3209 ten of his followers were burnt before the gates of Paris, and Amalric's own body was exhumed and burnt and the ashes given to the winds.
The Amazons are also said to have undertaken an expedition against the island of Leuke, at the mouth of the Danube, where the ashes of Achilles had been deposited by Thetis.
On the occasion of outbreaks the fine ashes are scattered over a large portion of the island, and sometimes carried far across the Atlantic. After the eruption of Katla in 1625 the ashes were blown as far as Bergen in Norway, and when Askja was in eruption in 1875 a rain of ashes fell on the west coast of Norway II hours 40 minutes, and at Stockholm 15 hours, afterwards.
Salt, too, is obtained from the ashes of wood saturated by sea-water.
Not only did certain newspapers, such as the Capitole and the Journal du Commerce, and clubs, such as the Culottes de peau carry it on zealously; but the diplomatic humiliation of France in the affair of Mehemet Ali in 1840, with the outburst of patriotism which accompanied it, followed by the concessions made by the government to public opinion, such as, for example, the bringing back of the ashes of Napoleon I., all helped to revive revolutionary and Napoleonic memories.
Port Royal was destroyed, the nuns dispersed, and the ashes of the dead scattered to the four winds.
On each of its outer walls are seven arched recesses, intended to contain the ashes of the first literati and scientists of his court.
Ironically he was scattering the ashes of the father of another climber.
At least one consolation of a wet weekend is that it enabled us to watch England regain the ashes.
An alternative to burial is to scatter or bury the ashes from a cremation in the garden.
We have a number of different urns or ashes caskets for you to keep the ashes in at home.
Holmes knocked out the ashes of his pipe with a quiet chuckle.
Holly Colvin a left arm orthodox bowler made her test debut last year in the ashes winning side against Australia.
With great prescience Linde renamed the cellars the Phoenix Distillery, and from the ashes of one industry another emerged.
In Western legend, the phoenix, or Red Bird, rises from the ashes of its own funeral pyre to live again.
Near the summit, on the banks of a little tarn, the ashes of that same author were scattered.
Sixteen years after his death the French treasurer d'Alibert made arrangements for the conveyance of the ashes to his native land; and in 1667 they were interred in the church of Ste Genevieve du Mont, the modern Pantheon.
The greater the heat of the ashes the more would the sand adhere to and impress the inner surface of the vessels.
As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.
Russia will shudder to learn of the abandonment of the city in which her greatness is centered and in which lie the ashes of your ancestors!
The church which rose from the ashes was built from locally quarried magnesium limestone and heavily restored in the nineteenth century.
In the desert the souls of men are either consumed by the fire or reborn from the ashes.
The urn is reputed to contain a set of burnt bails symbolizing " the ashes of English cricket ".
The phoenix represents the new Boro rising from the ashes of the old Urban District.
He also said that the republic had " risen like a phoenix from the ashes of despair ".
Use a metal container to store the ashes.
Click the ashtray, then click the trashcan to empty the ashes.
Affordable Sea Burial allows clients to send cremated remains along with a fee and in return the ashes will be disbursed into the ocean.
Some people choose to have their pet cremated and the ashes returned to them.
The child can also have the option of scattering the ashes where he or she desires, such as the beach or dog park.
Our products include pet grave markers, pet urns, custom pet portraits and drawings (some incorporate the ashes in the oils and acrylics), pet keepsake boxes, pet memorial jewelry, blankets, and engraved glass pieces.
If you change up the coloring, the tattoo could be considered to some sort of phoenix rising from the ashes.
Wet the ball with water and then gently press it into the ashes.
Rather than having to manually shovel and sweep out the ashes that occur naturally, you can simply plug in your vacuum and rely on the power of suction to quickly and easily do away with the mess.
If you are using a charcoal grill for your outdoor cooking needs, it's important to develop the habit of removing the ashes following each use.
From the ashes of Nirvana, drummer Dave Grohl created the Foo Fighters in 1995.
The Foo Fighters didn't just magically form out of the ashes of what was left of Nirvana after Kurt Cobain's death in 1994.
Jim Jones found a jacket with initials MMJ monogrammed on it in the ashes of his favorite bar when it burned down.
The smoke the ashes of John Quincy Adams, but that does not have the same effect.