Here is that which the king seeks," and I showed them the dead child.
Inside were the brown leaves and roots of medicine; beneath them was the senseless bade wrapped in dead moss.
Back into my corner I crouched holding my hands palms out, before me, and stealthily on came the awful eyes until they reached the dead
body at my feet.
The fleet descendant of Aeacus knew me and spoke piteously, saying, 'Ulysses, noble son of Laertes, what deed of daring will you undertake next, that you venture down to the house of Hades among us silly dead, who are but the ghosts of them that can labour no more?
As for you, Achilles, no one was ever yet so fortunate as you have been, nor ever will be, for you were adored by all us Argives as long as you were alive, and now that you are here you are a great prince among the dead.
About the walled city the red man saw a huge encampment of the green warriors of the dead sea-bottoms, and as he let his eyes rove carefully over the city he realized that here was no deserted metropolis of a dead past.
Then Carthoris, keeping within the shelter of the trees that fringed the plain, began circling the rear of the besiegers' line, hoping against hope that somewhere he would obtain sight of Thuvia of Ptarth, for even now he could not believe that she was dead.
The sentry, from his post, saw him enter his own tent; but he did not see him crawl under the canvas at the rear and sneak cautiously to the tent which the prisoner had occupied, where now lay the dead
body of Mohammed Beyd.
Opar," he mused, "Opar, the enchanted city of a dead
and forgotten past.
Benassis' arrival interrupted the discourse of a tall, simply- dressed woman, with thin locks of hair, who held the dead
man's hand in hers in a way that spoke eloquently.
The Hindoo woman in her long robe stands upon the funeral pile; the flames rise around her and her dead
husband, but the Hindoo woman thinks on the living one in the surrounding circle; on him whose eyes burn hotter than the flames--on him, the fire of whose eyes pierces her heart more than the flames which soon will burn her body to ashes.
He closed his eyes, opened his mouth, stretched out his legs, and hung there, as if he were dead
He held it close to the face of the dead
shadow, and we recognised the keeper, the man called by the landlord of the Donjon Inn the Green Man, whom, an hour earlier, I had seen come out of Arthur Rance's chamber carrying a parcel.
And I tell you fear not the wrath of God when you are dead
We are supposed to be the accomplices of mad Anne Catherick, who claims the name, the place, and the living personality of dead