"You can take the dog," he says, "but you ain't a-going to find any corpse
, because there ain't any corpse
We felt deeply sorry for his death, but fearing lest we should be held responsible, we carried the corpse
to the house of the Jewish doctor.
At length their expression appeared to flash suddenly out into the external world, when, with a quick leap, he sprang from his chair, and falling heavily with his head and shoulders upon the table, and in contact with the corpse
, poured out rapidly and vehemently a detailed confession of the hideous crime for which Mr.
As he lay resting on the skull-paved shelf, he saw in the center of the vault above the river another of those sinister round holes through which he momentarily expected to see a headless corpse
shoot downward in its last plunge to a watery grave.
He therefore approached the bed, and while his companion was dipping the fingers with which he had touched the lips of the corpse
in chloride of lime, he uncovered the calm and pale face, which looked like that of a sleeping angel.
Werper himself wrapped the blankets of the dead man about the corpse
, taking care to fold inward the scorched and bullet-torn fabric that had muffled the report of the weapon he had fired the night before.
had vanished, not interred in earth, But strewn with dust, as if by one who sought To avert the curse that haunts the unburied dead: Of hound or ravening jackal, not a sign.
Fellow-creators, Zarathustra seeketh; fellow-reapers and fellow-rejoicers, Zarathustra seeketh: what hath he to do with herds and herdsmen and corpses
Naturally, the distant witness supposed they were now looking upon three corpses
; so they could hardly believe their eyes when they presently saw two of the men rise to their feet and bend over the third.
Again he approached the corpse
. This time resolutely.
I made no doubt that I could readily displace the bricks at this point, insert the corpse
, and wall the whole up as before, so that no eye could detect any thing suspicious.
Two of the corpses
appeared to have been partially devoured as though by wolves.
Clayton rose and staggered toward the corpse
. The two remaining sailors eyed him with a strange, baleful light in their sunken orbs.
Their first supposition was that it was the corpse
of some person who had been drowned and was thrown on shore by the waves, but on examination they found that the clothes were not wet and even that the body was not then cold.
stand off, the whole of ye!" said Esther hoarsely to the crowd, which pressed too closely on the corpse
; "I am his mother, and my right is better than that of ye all!