They cast down their load and began to open the grave
. 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.
'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.
"I don't know the right grave
." Jaralson was apparently a trifle reluctant to admit his ignorance of so important a point of his plan.
Harris, however, revels in tombs, and graves
, and epitaphs, and monumental inscriptions, and the thought of not seeing Mrs.
We will just fill up the grave
quietly and put a flat stone over the top."
"God forbid, madame, that I should offend a woman, or that I should make her weep in vain; but I must say that the place of the murderer is not upon the grave
of her victims." She wished to reply.
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.
The others saw the cunning of the suggestion, and so the trench was lengthened to accommodate the corpse, and in the center a deeper hole was excavated for the box, which was first wrapped in sailcloth and then lowered to its place, which brought its top about a foot below the bottom of the grave
. Earth was shovelled in and tramped down about the chest until the bottom of the grave
showed level and uniform.
When we reached the grave
, it looked a very little spot in that snow-covered waste.
. These two circumstances are surely sufficient to have suggested to the boy himself the answer which has so naturally shocked you?"
Imagine him a person of grave
and benevolent aspect, dressed in a black velvet suit, with a broad ruff around his neck, and a peaked beard upon his chin.