And so, in the poor-farm, we, who are yet unburied
, are OTHER.
"I have struck many a blow myself, but never have I felt the same ease of mind that of right belongs to a man who follows his reason, after slaying even a fawn when there was no call for his meat or hide, as I have felt at leaving a Mingo unburied
in the woods, when following the trade of open and honest warfare."
'Then,' says Mr Venus, looking up, after meditating with his hair held in his hands, as if he could only fix his attention by fixing his head; 'if anything was to be unburied
from under the dust, it would be kept a secret by you and me?
An outlaw had been very successful in doing something somewhere, and came home, in triumph, to the sound of shouts and fiddles, to greet his wife--a lady of masculine mind, who talked a good deal about her father's bones, which it seemed were unburied
, though whether from a peculiar taste on the part of the old gentleman himself, or the reprehensible neglect of his relations, did not appear.
Her blindness in the case of Rodney, her attempt to match his true feeling with her false feeling, was a failure never to be sufficiently condemned; indeed, she could only pay it the tribute of leaving it a black and naked landmark unburied
by attempt at oblivion or excuse.
But why argue with myself in this way, while Patroclus is still lying at the ships unburied
, and unmourned--he whom I can never forget so long as I am alive and my strength fails not?
"That is she for whose sake so many of our people lie unburied
," said one.
As it seemed reasonable to conclude that a man who had never been buried could not be unburied
, the diggers gave him up when their task was done, and did not dig down for him into the depths of the earth.
"Graves bring solemn feelings over the mind," returned the scout, a good deal touched at the calm suffering of his companion; "and they often aid a man in his good intentions; though, for myself, I expect to leave my own bones unburied
, to bleach in the woods, or to be torn asunder by the wolves.
Add to this that Gray, the new man, had his face tied up in a bandage for a cut he had got in breaking away from the mutineers and that poor old Tom Redruth, still unburied
, lay along the wall, stiff and stark, under the Union Jack.
But for the miscreant exile who returned Minded in flames and ashes to blot out His father's city and his father's gods, And glut his vengeance with his kinsmen's blood, Or drag them captive at his chariot wheels-- For Polyneices 'tis ordained that none Shall give him burial or make mourn for him, But leave his corpse unburied
, to be meat For dogs and carrion crows, a ghastly sight.
"And because you have been a father to me, should I therefore leave you to perish and to lie unburied
in the wilderness?" exclaimed the youth.