He pointed to the rigid form of the dead man, lying there so very near them.
The dead man, they said, had desired to be buried across the frontier.
Then, as he had nothing else, he dragged the body of the dead man on to it and left him there.
But, for the dead man we have left behind, we have brought back a dying one.
Of every dead man and woman it may be said: He—she—is ...