When I examined the body I found it was quite dead, and the corpse
was that of a hunchback Mussulman.
Edmond heard the creaking of the bed as they moved the corpse
, heard the voice of the governor, who asked them to throw water on the dead man's face; and seeing that, in spite of this application, the prisoner did not recover, they sent for the doctor.
And all the time I sat there the necessity of getting back to the ship bore heavily on my already half-congealed spirits - the shivering in glazed tramcars, the stumbling over the snow- sprinkled waste ground, the vision of ships frozen in a row, appearing vaguely like corpses
of black vessels in a white world, so silent, so lifeless, so soulless they seemed to be.
I made no doubt that I could readily displace the bricks at this point, insert the corpse
, and wall the whole up as before, so that no eye could detect any thing suspicious.
I inserted a chisel, and giving it a few slight taps with a hammer, the top of the box flew suddenly off, and at the same instant, there sprang up into a sitting position, directly facing the host, the bruised, bloody, and nearly putrid corpse
of the murdered Mr.
Two of the corpses
appeared to have been partially devoured as though by wolves.
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.
He's dead," he added, jerking his thumb in the direction of the corpse
The tensed body relaxed, and the black, stooping over the corpse
, helped carry it out.
Bradley wondered how it happened that the first corpse
he had encountered in the stream had not been similarly mutilated.
is a sphynx of immortality; here too on the black coffin the sphynx gave us no answer to what he who lay within had written two days before:
Lord Galloway was crying: "A corpse
in the grass--a blood-stained corpse
The doctors, therefore, all previous ceremonies being complied with, as this was a new patient, attended, according to desire, and laid hold on each of her hands, as they had before done on those of the corpse
To men I am still something between a fool and a corpse
Their first supposition was that it was the corpse
of some person who had been drowned and was thrown on shore by the waves, but on examination they found that the clothes were not wet and even that the body was not then cold.