embalmed


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embalmed

mod. alcohol intoxicated. By morning they were all embalmed.
See also: embalm
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But the fact is, I fell into catalepsy, and it was considered by my best friends that I was either dead or should be; they accordingly embalmed me at once -- I presume you are aware of the chief principle of the embalming process?
Now, as it is my good fortune to be of the blood of the Scarabaeus, I was embalmed alive, as you see me at present.
There can be no question of it," replied the Count; "all the Scarabaei embalmed accidentally while alive, are alive now.
As soon, therefore, as I shave and swallow a cup of coffee, I shall just step over to Ponnonner's and get embalmed for a couple of hundred years.
He is wrapped in yellow linen, and embalmed with spices.
In looking backward they may find that several things which were not the charm have more reality to this groping memory than the charm itself which embalmed them.
Gaily, roaringly, irresistibly, in jolly-good-fellow style, we dragged him from the restaurant to a cafe, stuffing his pockets with his embalmed birds and indigestible nuggets.
The first time I did it, I was repulsed by the rubbery texture of embalmed skin, the macabre illusion of life painted on the face of my friend Peter.
UK artists' self-protrait Paintings and drawings by artist Robert Lenkiewicz, who once embalmed a tramp's body, sold for a total of pounds 781,140 at auction yesterday.
TWO funeral parlour workers whose business was linked to embalmed bodies found in a shop basement have been charged following a fraud investigation.
All the embalmed corpses buried in metal and concrete are far less of a danger to the planet than the pollution of the Earth by our daily lifestyles.
In 1990, the two PETA operatives falsified employment applications, became employees of the company and secretly videotaped various activities which were later produced as fabricated "evidence" to support false claims that the company embalmed cats while still alive.
His heart was embalmed and placed in its own casket and taken to Notre Dame in Rouen.