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interment
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
burying a dead body
  • Yes, yes, make your mind easy, he shall be decently interred in the newest sack we can find.
    Chapters 19-20 (61% in)
  • He, no doubt, thought that prisoners who died in the Chateau d'If were interred in an ordinary burial-ground, and he conveyed the dead man into his own cell, took his place in the sack in which they had sewed up the corpse, and awaited the moment of interment."
    Chapters 27-28 (86% in)
  • He, no doubt, thought that prisoners who died in the Chateau d'If were interred in an ordinary burial-ground, and he conveyed the dead man into his own cell, took his place in the sack in which they had sewed up the corpse, and awaited the moment of interment."
    Chapters 27-28 (86% in)
  • The two bodies were to be interred in the cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise, where M. de Villefort had long since had a tomb prepared for the reception of his family.
    Chapters 73-74 (76% in)

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  • The Corsican, who had declared the vendetta against me, who had followed me from Nimes to Paris, who had hid himself in the garden, who had struck me, had seen me dig the grave, had seen me inter the child,—he might become acquainted with your person,—nay, he might even then have known it.
    Chapters 67-68 (32% in)

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