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burial
 n.  grave or tomb; ritual placing of a corpse in a grave; concealing something under the ground
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  The nuns of the Petit-Picpus had made a vault under their grand altar for the burial of their community.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
2  The burial will take place at the Vaugirard cemetery a little before nightfall.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—IN WHICH JEAN VALJEAN HAS QUITE THE AIR OF HAV...
3  Let us remark in passing, that the burial of Mother Crucifixion under the altar of the convent is a perfectly venial offence in our sight.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
4  The sale of big furniture barely paid the expenses of his burial.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—END OF THE BRIGAND
5  There is a point where depth is tantamount to burial, and where light becomes extinct.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
6  Add suffocation by miasmas, burial by slides, and sudden crumbling of the earth.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
7  Some minutes after, the superior of the convent sent to inform the Musketeers that the burial would take place at midday.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
8  So he threw a quick apologetic glance at Carreen and, bowing his head again, began reciting from memory the Episcopal burial service which he had often read over slaves buried at Twelve Oaks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
9  I survived myself; my death and burial were locked up in my chest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
10  A fine, sleety snow was beginning to fall, and everyone was afraid of another storm and anxious to have the burial over with.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVI
11  I was not allowed to be present during her illness, at her death, or burial.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  Some hams hanging in the kitchen were taken out for burial, and the barrel of beer in the scullery was stove in with a kick from Boxer's hoof, otherwise nothing in the house was touched.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
13  He stood on a raised stage, under his own loom; and, looking up at the shape the loom took, and hearing the burial service distinctly read, he knew that he was there to suffer death.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
14  Having chosen to exhume them, after ten years of burial, she has a weird array.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
15  We performed the usual burial service, and he is at his rest, sewn up in his hammock with a thirty-six pound shot at his head and his heels, off El Giglio island.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
Example Sentence:
1  The priest prepared the body for burial.
2  Cremation is more common than burial in some countries.
3  According to the marine biologist, the Miami Circle dolphin burial is the first to be found outside the Pacific Northwest.