What good can it do you to throw cold water on that corpse
and get up that selfish theory that there ain't been any murder?
When I examined the body I found it was quite dead, and the corpse
was that of a hunchback Mussulman.
At length their expression appeared to flash suddenly out into the external world, when, with a quick leap, he sprang from his chair, and falling heavily with his head and shoulders upon the table, and in contact with the corpse
, poured out rapidly and vehemently a detailed confession of the hideous crime for which Mr.
Grasping the corpse
by an arm he tore the garment from it and then let the body float downward toward the temple.
Noirtier was near the bed, pale, motionless, and silent as the corpse
Excited Arabs and blacks were running from all parts of the camp toward the silken tent of Mohammed Beyd, and when Werper entered he found a number of the raiders crowded about the corpse
, now cold and stiff.
A light hath dawned upon me: I need companions--living ones; not dead companions and corpses
, which I carry with me where I will.
, upon being viewed at the inquest, showed no bruises, and it was some time before the surgeons discovered that the neck was broken.
At nine the following morning the corpse
of a strange man had been the sole occupant of that room.
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.
When he died they threw him overboard also, though there were those among them who wanted to keep the corpse
Futilely the Englishman tried to lift the corpse
over the side of the boat, but his strength was not equal to the task.