This could only be determined at the moment and the place themselves; but it was certain that the abduction must be made that night, and not when, at break of day, the victim was led to her funeral pyre
The sight was awe-inspiring in the extreme as one contemplated this mighty floating funeral pyre
, drifting unguided and unmanned through the lonely wastes of the Martian heavens; a derelict of death and destruction, typifying the life story of these strange and ferocious creatures into whose unfriendly hands fate had carried it.
If you dare send an arrow at Menelaus you will win honour and thanks from all the Trojans, and especially from prince Alexandrus--he would be the first to requite you very handsomely if he could see Menelaus mount his funeral pyre
, slain by an arrow from your hand.
They cry aloud for the Princess of Helium and swear to leave Manator a blazing funeral pyre
consuming the bodies of all our people.
The funeral pyre
of Brighton is still blazing, and there is a very distant patch of scarlet in the western sky, which may mean trouble at Arundel or Chichester, possibly even at Portsmouth.
The maneuver did not succeed as well as she expected, however, for though just in the act of setting fire to a funeral pyre
, the Professor dropped his torch, metaphorically speaking, and made a dive after the little blue ball.
I trust that the labour and hazard of an investigation - of which the smallest results have been slowly pieced together, in the pressure of arduous avocations, under grinding penurious apprehensions, at rise of morn, at dewy eve, in the shadows of night, under the watchful eye of one whom it were superfluous to call Demon - combined with the struggle of parental Poverty to turn it, when completed, to the right account, may be as the sprinkling of a few drops of sweet water on my funeral pyre
SCORES of people have been having their say on whether open-air funeral pyres
should be introduced in the UK - and opinion is split on the matter.
A campaigner is renewing his fight to introduce open-air funeral pyres
in the UK - eight years after a landmark court battle.
Davender Ghai (80) from Gosforth who has campaigned for over 10 years to introduce funeral pyres
The skies were no longer thick with black smoke from funeral pyres
and the souvenir sellers were back in business.
It is the burning -- post- felling wood goes free to be used in funeral pyres
-- and fears of a scam in handling of the timber that's causing concerns.