corpses


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corps·es

necrophobia.
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When night came, he would return and fetch An-Tak this far at least; but in the meantime it was his intention to reconnoiter in the hope that he might discover some easier way out of the city than that offered by the chill, black channel of the ghastly river of corpses.
When Zarathustra had said this to his heart, he put the corpse upon his shoulders and set out on his way.
All that day the men lay glaring at each other like beasts of prey, and the following morning two of the corpses lay almost entirely stripped of flesh.
What good can it do you to throw cold water on that corpse and get up that selfish theory that there ain't been any murder?
When I examined the body I found it was quite dead, and the corpse was that of a hunchback Mussulman.
At length their expression appeared to flash suddenly out into the external world, when, with a quick leap, he sprang from his chair, and falling heavily with his head and shoulders upon the table, and in contact with the corpse, poured out rapidly and vehemently a detailed confession of the hideous crime for which Mr.
Tell them -- oh, tell them, that corpse belongs to me
To the sleeping rugs of the dead raider he drew the corpse, then he fumbled about in the darkness until he had found Mohammed Beyd's revolver.
After having been on his feet twenty-four hours, in the exhausting work of mountain-climbing, Sir George began the reascent at the head of the relief party of six guides, to recover the corpse of his brother.
The body was entirely naked, the clothing being strewn about the corpse.
At one period I thought of cutting the corpse into minute fragments, and destroying them by fire.
Futilely the Englishman tried to lift the corpse over the side of the boat, but his strength was not equal to the task.