Sentence Examples

  • The embalmed body of the saintly founder is to be seen to this day in a side chapel of the church.
  • The body was embalmed and filled with aromatic herbs, and then brought to this region, passing through the lands of various tribes.
  • The body of Gustavus Adolphus was embalmed at Weissenfels after the battle of Lutzen.
  • In 1808 there was discovered in the abbey church, embalmed in a silver casket, still preserved there, bearing his name and arms, the heart of Edward, Lord Bruce of Kinloss, who was killed in August 1613 near Bergen-op-Zoom in a duel with Sir Edward Sackville, afterwards earl of Dorset.
  • His heart, taken from the body when it was embalmed, and given to Madame Denis and by her to Madame de Villette, was preserved in a silver case, and when it was proposed (in 1864) to restore it to the other remains, the sarcophagus at Sainte Genevieve (the Pantheon) was opened and found to be empty.

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