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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sepulchre.

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Examples

  • Milton wrote a few years later, in 1630, how Shakespeare, "sepulchred" in "the monument" of his writings, in such pomp doth lie,

    Shakespeare and the Modern Stage with Other Essays

  • Note that we have entered the realm of the dead -- not just the cold, but the "room smelled like a vault of a sepulchred Pharaoh in the Valley of Kings."

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • Desolate, perhaps—but is there not something sublime in such sepulchred ruins?

    Nevermore

  • "Woe the worth we have sepulchred!" now is the cry all;

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume III The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • With all this, some daft natives lingered about the site of the town of Taal till the last, and two men were sepulchred in the Government

    The Philippine Islands

  • The Brook Farmers have nearly all joined the congregation of the beyond, but they are sepulchred in the four quarters of the globe.

    My Friends at Brook Farm

  • Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a livelong monument And so sepulchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.

    Milton As An Empire Builder

  • The incident just passed, the woman's hand on mine, the woman's words, though from her they were nothing to me, had yet touched and unlocked those impulses which, until now, had been so sternly repressed, barred down, sepulchred and sealed.

    To-morrow?

  • In due time the ring of metal and sepulchred voices rumbled in the ground beneath the besieged.

    The Crisis — Volume 07

  • These herb stalks above the snow, the corymbose heads of the yarrow, the spikes of the self-heal, the crosiers of the golden-rod, the panicles of the asters, the racemes of the Indian tobacco, the knotted threads of the blue vervain and the plantain, the miniature mandarin temples of the peppergrass -- all these have shed, or are shedding, myriads of seeds to be silently sepulchred under the snow until earth's easter April mornings.

    Some Winter Days in Iowa

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