The gloom which surrounded that horrible charnel
pit, which seemed to go down to the very bowels of the earth, conveyed from far down the sights and sounds of the nethermost hell.
His disordered mind interpreted the hall of the forest as a charnel
For the odors of these ghastly charnel
houses there may be words in Lithuanian, but there are none in English.
In the awful stench of these frightful charnel
isles haggard maniacs screamed and gibbered and fought among the torn remnants of their grisly feasts; while on those which contained but clean-picked bones they battled with one another, the weaker furnishing sustenance for the stronger; or with clawlike hands clutched at the bloated bodies that drifted down with the current.
And yet, believing this with absolute conviction, they somehow lacked the nerve to rush the frail wraith of a man with the white skin and escape from the charnel
house by the whale-boats.
Already it has done me good: my heart was a sort of charnel
; it will now be a shrine."
The entire surface of this metallic enclosure was rudely daubed in all the hideous and repulsive devices to which the charnel
superstition of the monks has given rise.
One needs to look beyond the aesthetical and commercial significations of nature and acknowledge the world as charnel
"Most intriguingly, to the west of the church, there was a discovery of, what some people argue, were the bones of those in the army, buried as charnel
in a reused two-celled chapel.
These disarticulated human remains are known as charnel
house) and the most recognisable elements are skulls.
Who is responsible is of no consequence, for all sides must share the blame for turning the Arab world's poorest country into a charnel
The new facilities should also attract more visitors to the church with its intact charnel
house, 13th century Doom Painting and the Priest's Rooms - the oldest rooms in Coventry.