tomb


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Synonyms for tomb

Synonyms for tomb

a burial place or receptacle for human remains

Synonyms for tomb

a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

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Then let us go Back to Thebes, if yet we may Heal this mortal feud and stay The self-wrought doom That drives our brothers to their tomb.
He said that one of the tombs had a bit of stone upon the top of it that had been said by some to be probably part of the remains of the figure of a man, and that another had some words, carved upon it, that nobody had ever been able to decipher.
Harris, however, revels in tombs, and graves, and epitaphs, and monumental inscriptions, and the thought of not seeing Mrs.
I tried to turn his thoughts, and presented to him the most beautiful princesses, but he cared for none of them, and, as you see, they have now been united by a horrible death in an underground tomb." But, as he spoke, his anger melted into tears, and again I wept with him.
But on hearing that he had not slept at home I was much alarmed, and hastened to the cemetery, where, unluckily, the tombs were all so alike that I could not discover which was the one I was in search of, though I spent four days in looking for it.
So we locked the tomb and came away, and got over the wall of the churchyard, which was not much of a task, and drove back to Piccadilly.
Therefore I shall fix some things she like not, garlic and a crucifix, and so seal up the door of the tomb. She is young as UnDead, and will heed.
There was silence until he asked again, "And when in the tomb?"
As one of the most successful games of all time, selling over seven million copies worldwide, the original Tomb Raider was widely credited for revolutionizing adventure gaming.
This tomb is 125 meters long, with an unusual number of annexes.
He added that this discovery is not of local importance and the tomb should become one of the most attractive places of cultural tourism in Slovakia.Scientists from abroadArchaeologists and scientists from Slovakia, Germany and Denmark have been conducting research on the wooden tomb found at a depth of 5 metres.
Once a tomb has passed the evaluation and is not deemed a cultural asset, it can be moved.
The ambivalence of the empty tomb could not be denied.
The tomb was reopened after intensive restoration work by the ministry of antiquities and the Getty Conservation Institute.
"The Old Kingdom tomb is well preserved and the walls are decorated with colored scenes depicting the owner of the tomb with his mother, wife and family as well as a number of niches with large colored statues of the deceased and his family," the minister told Xinhua.