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.
It seemed as if Cedric's words had raised a spectre; for, scarce had he uttered them ere the door flew open, and Athelstane, arrayed in the garments of the grave
, stood before them, pale, haggard, and like something arisen from the dead
They dug a grave
for her in the new soil, where the roots of the pine-trees impeded their spades; and when her bones had rested there nearly two hundred years, and a city had sprung up around them, a church of stone was built upon the spot.
The hounds leaped from the earth at this cry, and scenting around the grave
and silent pair, as if conscious of their own destination, they followed humbly at the heels of their master.
and dark-clad company," quoth Goodman Brown.
It has been proven conclusively that they can not worship together around the grave
of the Saviour of the World in peace.
When the grave
had been filled with earth the little party turned back toward the cabin, and Esmeralda, still weeping copiously for the two she had never heard of before today, and who had been dead twenty years, chanced to glance toward the harbor.
And as she appeared to abandon herself entirely to her grief, as she threw herself down, almost fainting, exhausted by complaints and prayers, D'Artagnan, touched by this love for his so much regretted friends, made a few steps towards the grave
, in order to interrupt the melancholy colloquy of the penitent with the dead.
THE MAN WHO LOVES NOT GRAVES AND COFFINS AND SKULLS.
I knew I would go down to my grave
unwept, unhonored and unsung.
They were recognized as graves
by the discolored stones or rotting boards at head and foot, leaning at all angles, some prostrate; by the ruined picket fences surrounding them; or, infrequently, by the mound itself showing its gravel through the fallen leaves.
This time last night you never thought you'd be digging Pat's grave
to-night," sighed Felicity.