Burial in a sentence

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Definition of Burial

  • The act of burying; depositing a dead body in the earth, in a tomb or vault, or in the water, usually with attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment.
  • concealing something under the ground
  • the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave

How to use burial in a sentence. Burial pronunciation.

When he closed his eyes to earth, a few friends enabled his mother to give him respectable burial, in the same grave where, years before, his father was laid.
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She could conceive no other explanation ofa simple burial save lack of means, or resentment in the survivors at the disposition made of his property by the deceased.
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It was the vast relief of widowerhood, without dreary memories of death and burial.
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As they were robing Riedel for his burial, a young man came to the door, and asked if he could not make them some pewter spoons.
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It happened to be a small and very lovely edition of Sir Thomas Browne, containing the "Urn Burial," the "Hydriotaphia," and the "Garden of Cyrus," and, opening it at a passage which he knew very nearly by heart, Denham began to read and, for some time, continued to read.
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Speranza did not notify her parents except to send a clipped newspaper account of her death and burial, which arrived a week after the latter had taken place.
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The Lutheran minister was called in to say prayers and fix the time of the burial service.
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There was no distinction to this burial plot.
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She could not hope to see him again, for the papers had informed her of his removal to Mrs. Midgely's residence, and of the fact that he was to be taken from Chicago to Cincinnati for burial.
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He lay as dead men only lie, With wan cheek whitening in the sky, Through the wild heath flowers, white and red, The dumb brute that had seen him die, Close crouching, howl'd beside the head, Brute burial service o'er the dead.
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Is she to be buried in christian burial that wilfully seeks her own salvation?
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I tell thee she is; therefore make her grave straight:[2] the crowner[3] hath set on her, and finds it christian burial.
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If this had not been a gentlewoman, she should have been buried out of christian burial.
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In the afternoon my wife went to the burial of a child of my cozen Scott's, and it is observable that within this month my Aunt Wight was brought to bed of two girls, my cozen Stradwick of a girl and a boy, and my cozen Scott of a boy, and all died.
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She anticipated anointing my body for the burial.
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CHRIST CRUCIFIED, HIS DEATH, BURIAL AND RESURRECTION.
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CHRIST'S CRUCIFIXION, DEATH, AND BURIAL.
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Jesus said, Let her alone, that she may keep this for the day of preparation for my burial; [12:8]the poor you always have with you, but me you have not always.
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XXI. CHRIST'S CRUCIFIXION, DEATH, AND BURIAL.
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The portrait of the "dark, mysterious, beautiful, terrible" Mrs. Cooper, the story of Clara Bosvil, the life of Ryley Bosvil-"a thorough Gypsy, versed in all the arts of the old race, had two wives, never went to church, and considered that when a man died he was cast into the earth, and there was an end of him"-and his death and burial ceremony, and some of Borrow's own opinions, for example, in favour of Pontius Pilate and George IV.-these are simple and vigorous in the old style.
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Examples of Burial

Example #1
THE HEART OF STONE RELENTS.
Example #2
Another consumptive in the neighborhood, was thoroughly an infidel.
Example #3
When, on the morrow, Horace told her that his father had strictly charged Mr Barmby to have him buried in the simplest mode compatible with decency, she put it down to the old man's excessive meanness.
Example #4
On this occasion she learnt the contents of Mr. Lord's will, and having learnt them, got rid of Horace as soon as possible that she might astonish her sisters with the report.
Example #5
In releasing himself from such companionship, the man felt as though he had washed and become clean.
Example #6
It was the blessedness of divorce, without squalid publicity.