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  • At the back of this altar (to be seen to right of the next picture), in a crypt-like room beneath the high choir, is the tomb of St. Otto:

    Catholic Bamberg: St. Michael's Abbey

  • Its State street door was actually locked and an Addams Family-esque live male mannequin performed in the window, furthering the crypt-like feel.

    Martha Rosenberg: Thanks for Nothing: Fur Coats Becoming "Gifts" You Can't Wear Anywhere

  • You never really see how 18 people could have survived in a crypt-like space the size of “a horse stall,” though the book has a diagram and says that the bunker still exists and the author and others have returned to it.

    2009 August 03 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • As he speaks, the crypt-like quiet is broken only by a pair of cockatiels, whose squawks almost are loud enough to wake the dead.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Cryptic Undertaker

  • The sunlight was like a smack in the chops after the crypt-like gloom of the interior.

    Black Butterfly

  • The larger white crypt-like monument is given to the army commander for each side.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The scrambling clatter of them had died out into silence before we came to that dark, crypt-like chamber whose marble columns were ringed in iron, veritable pillars of foundation.

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • With its crypt-like ceiling and stone walls it had a damp ecclesiastical look.

    The Years

  • Farther and farther we went along these arched, crypt-like ways; passing frequently through lofty chambers where the roof could not be discovered, each with some fanciful and often inappropriate name assigned to it, until we came at length to what looked like a window in the side wall of the cave.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867

  • In crypt-like recesses we could see assassins sharpening their daggers or, perhaps, executioners putting the finishing touches on their scimitars.

    Humanly Speaking

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