rise from the dead

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rise from the dead

 and rise from the grave
Fig. to come back to life after being dead. Albert didn't rise from the dead. He wasn't dead in the first place. The movie was about a teenager who rose from the grave and haunted his high school friends.
See also: dead, rise
References in classic literature ?
Could you but rise from the grave and learn what is being done to your daughter!
If Queen Elizabeth were to rise from the grave and come up this river in a gilded barge, she would be received by the Admiral in a house exactly such as she was accustomed to, in every corner and casement, in every panel on the wall or plate on the table.
DRACULA and his monster mates rise from the grave for another undead animation that should just about amuse kids - or at least the ones it doesn't freak out.
All things considered, he must rise from the grave (pun intended) to reclaim what is rightfully his and end the villainous partnership of Lesnar and Heyman.
When a curse placed on the town by a witch centuries ago causes zombies to rise from the grave, it falls to the youngster to avert disaster.
Wellington, August 4 ( ANI ): Lucy Lawless, who is known for her role as the the internationally successful TV series 'Xena: Warrior Princess', has revealed that Xena may yet rise from the grave.
Soon after, the seven people who sent witch Aggie (Jodelle Ferland) to her doom back in 1712 rise from the grave and run amok, led by the menacing Judge (Bernard Hill).
Dogs, bears and even flesh-hungry bats will also rise from the grave to ruin your day.
Another self-opinionated expert on Radio Four (a historian) around Christmas time was, among others, going on about Christmas not being a religious festival and saying if Jesus didn't rise from the grave then Christianity was a nonsense.
If some kindly Paul Burrell figure ever took it upon themselves to tell all about my love life after I was gone,I would rise from the grave and bitchs lap him until he cried.
She wanted it to have the best possible view of O'Brien's if he were to rise from the grave.
In a nod to the aforementioned zombie movies, Mick and Pnub rise from the grave and dog the steps of Anton as he struggles with his own berserk hand.
Were they to rise from the grave and head straight for the nearest betting shop, there is no doubt that Carl Jung and his svengali, Sigmund Freud, would throw their soccer coupons in the bin and fritter away a few quid on the next Magic Numbers draw instead.
Let the dead rise from the grave," Hlavsa sings in Pulnoc's "End of the World"; the lyric was written by Ivan Jirous, the Plastic People's most-imprisoned member.
The seven people who sent a witch to her doom in 1712 rise from the grave and run amok.