graveyard


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graveyard

a place for graves; a burial ground, esp a small one or one in a churchyard

graveyard

[′grāv‚yärd]
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But if I may hazard a guess, you want me to help you arrest one of the corpses in the graveyard."
I feel as if something was reaching out of the graveyard to hold me-- something that wanted life--I don't like it--let's hurry.
The officers of the Norwegian church, he told us, had held a meeting and decided that the Norwegian graveyard could not extend its hospitality to Mr.
It was a graveyard of the old-fashioned Western kind.
So they followed and heard the music grow lively, saw the banners wave in the breeze again when the graveyard was passed, and watched the company file into the dilapidated old church that stood at the corner of three woodland roads.
It's been a graveyard so long that it's ceased to be one and has become one of the sights of Kingsport.
I am so fond of romantic things, and a graveyard full of buried hopes is about as romantic a thing as one can imagine isn't it?
They cannot afford to have large graveyards, the grass skin is too circumscribed and too valuable.
"So I see," said Sancho, "and God grant we may not light upon our graves; it is no good sign to find oneself wandering in a graveyard at this time of night; and that, after my telling your worship, if I don't mistake, that the house of this lady will be in an alley without an outlet."
On one hand it is overhung by the crags of the hill, on the other by an old graveyard. Between these two the roadway runs in a trench, sparsely lighted at night, sparsely frequented by day, and bordered, when it was cleared the place of tombs, by dingy and ambiguous houses.
They showed us a miniature cemetery there--a copy of the first graveyard that was ever in Marseilles, no doubt.
"Oh, yes, lots of them--over yonder," said Miss Cornelia, waving her hand through the open window towards the little graveyard of the church across the harbor.