charnel house


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charnel house

A building or chamber for the deposit of the bones of the dead.
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Chapters 6-9 detail the EB I shaft burials and one Charnel House from areas A, C, and G: ".
after the dark charnel house of bloody severing and you dead and I dead and you in me and I in you, and you dead and I dead, I here and you there, I spoke to you, my angel, I told you about my visit in the snow to your doorstep in that Paris of white velvet and moonstone, light and shadow in every street.
Diogenes, farther advanced than Henry toward the end of the ordeal, says, "The Universe is not dead and demoniacal, a charnel house with specters; but God-like, and my Father's
Maclou, a 16th-century charnel house whose courtyard is a pleasant counterpoint to macabre carvings on a few remaining cloister pillars.
I was in this town one day and wandered into this outstanding charnel house under a church.
CHARNEL HOUSE The First World War cost 26 million lives
Moment-to-moment the writing is characteristically wonderful and weirdly entertaining, making language in the high and low registers ring true and sound new at the same time--and though, as Joseph remarks, 'it is not easy to find a funny bone in a charnel house,' Gass manages to get plenty of yuks out of this dead serious material.
At one point, Camp Devens was a charnel house for the trainloads of bloated corpses that rolled in, night and day, for weeks.
But the man accused of turning a happy island youth camp into a charnel house is some kind of blue-eyed Christian fundamentalist, not a Jihadist.
uk/wigan JANUARY MAY The Charnel House, featured in Tate Liverpool's landmark Picasso: Peace and Freedom exhibition, www.
And to have priceless masterpieces like The Charnel House andWoman in aGreen Hat, aswell as the great man''s version of Las Meninas, on show in Liverpool is entirely appropriate for the one-time Capital of Culture.
Of course it's a lot more comforting to think that a cabal of Left Bank intellectuals calling themselves Khmer Rouge, through sheer malevolence of personality and program, turned a peaceful, docile, kindly, and very civilized nation called Cambodia into a charnel house of homicidal maniacs.