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
References in classic literature ?
"'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.
"As Muslims were have to bury the dead within 24 hours after death.
'In Palestine, they used to bury the dead. The custom then went to Rome, then England before coming to Africa,' Sapit said.
Karachi is a city of more than 22 million and we are running out of space to bury the dead. Burying someone in the city is pricey and not everyone can afford it.
'On the night of 22 November the Jirga head Miskeen Khan along with his two sons killed the couple after subjecting them to torture,' the accused told and added that next day the Jirga ordered them to secretly bury the dead bodies.
Officials will bury the dead whales as soon as possible as there is a risk of gases building up and causing the carcasses to explode.
Rajpur's Sarpanch Pati Sevaram Sahu alleged that he found many trenches were being dug to bury the dead cows lying around, which made them suspicious.
In Nye's own words, we are here to bury the dead but to bring life to the living.