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


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  • I am wandering the library, learning its dusty tombed folds and introducing myself a little bit at a time.

    Some Portrait

  • Take me deep down, into the dusty tombed folds of the rows, lines and pages.


  • Zubaydah, thou didst surely die and we tombed thee in the tomb: how then returnedst thou to life and camest thou to this place?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now are all tombed to the mound, isges to isges, erde from erde.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Quoth answering earth, "Bend low; For a earth," Before a lover lover lies here and waits for Hades-tombed bend reverently. "the Resurrection Day."

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • "How wretched are lovers all," Hapless are lovers all e'en even in the sepulchre, tombed in their tombs,

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • But her own poor little soul, a sort of fairy soul, those queer Irish creatures, was cooped up inside her all her life, tombed in.

    The Captain's Doll

  • Now, had Tashtego perished in that head, it had been a very precious perishing; smothered in the very whitest and daintiest of fragment spermaceti; coffined, hearsed, and tombed in the secret inner chamber and sanctum sanctorum of the whale.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • They are like dead walls and the place they enclose like a vault, and the itinerant drab like a thing in drab cerements (they trail the dust) that ought to be dead wailing for entrance to things, tombed in those walls, that are dead.

    This Freedom

  • Here he died, and here they tombed him men of Fechin, chanting round his grave.

    The Grave of Rury


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