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  • Not for the squeamish, "Evil" is a spirited throwback to grindhouse excess of the 1960s and '70s, laced with blood orgies, rat attacks and sepulchural funk.

    Extremes on Screen

  • That great period passed away; and in those which follow it, the sepulchural inscription, while it retains the old simplicity, descends from those heights into more common feelings, lets loose emotion, even dallies with the ornaments of grief.

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

  • The sepulchural reliefs show us many aspects of death; in all of the best period there is a common note, mingled of a grave tenderness, simplicity, and reserve.

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

  • But the sepulchural verses show us more clearly how deep the grief was that lay beneath the quiet lines of the marble and the smooth cadence of the couplets.

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

  • Higgs helped himself to water, lit the large meerschaum pipe he always smokes, and pushed round the tobacco-jar which had once served as a sepulchural urn for the heart of an old Egyptian.

    Queen Sheba's Ring

  • Phoenicia Proper and in Cyprus; on which account, in such soils, the second kind of tomb was preferred, sepulchural chambers being solidly built, [656] either singly or in groups, each made to hold a certain number of sarcophagi.

    History of Phoenicia

  • There is, however, towards the south an extensive necropolis, [413] which marks perhaps the southern limits of the city, while towards the east the hills are penetrated by a number of sepulchural grottoes, and tombs of various kinds, which were also probably outside the walls.

    History of Phoenicia

  • Pillerault were gazing at Cesar, amazed at the sepulchural tone in which he had uttered the word "Ungrateful!" the door of the salon opened and Popinot appeared.

    Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau

  • When we, in sepulchural tones, decree that they do not deserve to be enfolded in the churches who help them to understand the ethics, to base them on something outside themselves, are we not declaring that they must always be criminals?

    Sex Offender Issues

  • {epigramma} almost in the sense of sepulchural epigrams; {epigegrammai grammata legonta tade}, and a little further on, {epixosmesantes epigrammasi xai stelesi}, "epitaphs and monuments".

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

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