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burial

see carcass disposal.
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By these words of his the travellers were able to satisfy themselves of Don Quixote's being out of his senses and of the form of madness that overmastered him, at which they felt the same astonishment that all felt on first becoming acquainted with it; and Vivaldo, who was a person of great shrewdness and of a lively temperament, in order to beguile the short journey which they said was required to reach the mountain, the scene of the burial, sought to give him an opportunity of going on with his absurdities.
And so the white-haired old man repeated the burial service over this strange grave, while his four companions stood with bowed and uncovered heads about him.
Remembering what your brother and I once were to each other in the bygone time, I can understand the apparition making itself visible to me, to claim the mercy of Christian burial, and the vengeance due to a crime.
I told him that, unhappily for the burial service, I was not a preacher, when he sharply demanded:
I had always conceived a burial at sea to be a very solemn and awe- inspiring event, but I was quickly disillusioned, by this burial at any rate.
Give me your word of honour that you will allow no monument of any sort-- not even the commonest tombstone--to mark the place of my burial.
Leonard's, Shoreditch, contains Christian names which appear to have been chosen with reference to the heroines of Shakespeare; and the record of burials bears the name of many an old actor of mark whose remains now lie within the churchyard.
The Bill also gives effect to recommendations made by the Burial and Cremation Review Group not already implemented in the Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011.
The typical cost of a burial plot was found to be PS1,841 across the UK, the study by Post Office Money Funeral Planning found.
The average burial plot costs nearly PS2,000 - but the price can vary by more than PS1,000 across the UK.
The protocol encourages inclusion of family and local clergy in the planning and preparation of the burial, as well as at the burial event itself, giving specific instructions for Muslim and Christian burials.
The cemetery has been variously interpreted as: a) the burial ground of a single extended-family chiefly household (Takakura 1973); b) the resting place of three generations of chiefs of the Onga basin as well as their kin residing as the most powerful extended household in Tateiwa village (Terasawa 1990); and c) the 'communal' burial ground of the leaders of the hamlets comprising Tateiwa village (Shimojo 1991).