Bury the Dead

Bury the Dead

six dead soldiers cause a rebellion when they refuse to be buried. [Am. Drama: Haydn & Fuller, 768]
See: Death
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Bill Briscoe, did you really and truly bury the dead body that you found in these togs?
Some of the Reverend Frank Milvey's brethren had found themselves exceedingly uncomfortable in their minds, because they were required to bury the dead too hopefully.
Now tell me, is it not in rule, to call over the names of the living, and to bury the dead, after every bloody battle?
After we had dined, or rather supped, I ordered Friday to take one of the canoes, and go and fetch our muskets and other firearms, which, for want of time, we had left upon the place of battle; and the next day I ordered him to go and bury the dead bodies of the savages, which lay open to the sun, and would presently be offensive.
Being reinforced, we returned to bury the dead, and found their bodies strewed every where, cut and mangled in a dreadful manner.
When one of his followers asked leave to go and bury his father, 'Let the dead bury the dead,' was his terrible answer.
In Nye's own words, we are here to bury the dead but to bring life to the living.
Plans to bury the dead late on Friday had to be changed as the authorities are still conducting their investigation to determine the exact conditions of the suicide attack claimed by the Daesh terror group.
ISLAMABAD -- Due to increasing population in the federal capital and CDA negligence the space to bury the dead is starting to run short.
The admonition to bury the dead comes from the Old Testament Book of Tobit, whose namesake is exiled for his righteous work of burying the dead, especially criminals.
The family decided to bury the dead without postmortem.
The protesters "will not bury the dead until a targeted operation is launched", according to Qayyum Changezi, a local Shia leader.