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Graves

(grāvz), Avoid the incorrect form Grave and Grave's.
Robert James, Irish physician (1796-1853) remembered for his description of exophthalmic goiter in 1835. See: Graves disease, Graves ophthalmopathy, Graves orbitopathy.
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The doctor put the lantern at the head of the grave and came and sat down with his back against one of the elm trees.
All at once the doctor flung himself free, seized the heavy headboard of Williams' grave and felled Potter to the earth with it -- and in the same instant the half-breed saw his chance and drove the knife to the hilt in the young man's breast.
He took off his coat, set down his lantern, and getting into the unfinished grave, worked at it for an hour or so with right good- will.
We will just fill up the grave quietly and put a flat stone over the top.
When I look at its broad shadow, and remember what it was in his time, it helps me to the age of my other work, and I can tell you pretty nearly when I made his grave.
In this stage of the obsequies, a warrior much renowned for deed in arms, and more especially for services in the recent combat, a man of stern and grave demeanor, advanced slowly from the crowd, and placed himself nigh the person of the dead.
Earth was shovelled in and tramped down about the chest until the bottom of the grave showed level and uniform.
Shimerda's grave was still there, with a sagging wire fence around it, and an unpainted wooden cross.
Fairlie's grave from the humbler monuments scattered about it.
Her gentle and timid spirit sinks within her; and, turning away from the window, she sits down in the great chair and wonders whereabouts in the wilderness her friends will dig her grave.
He arose from the oaken bench on which he was seated in the chapel, and wished, as the priest had done, to go and bid a last adieu to the double grave which contained his two lost friends.
Come, children; we have the grave to make, and then to hunt his murderer.