But there is an Ulster difficulty, and no amount of burking it will solve it.
Two especially; that is to say, the practice of Burking, and bad surgery.
The burking of her own letters, sent with unfailing regularity until outraged pride bade her cease, was equally clear.
Having wrought so assiduously for anatomy, he ended by burking phrenology.
If a child were lost, the paragraph announcing the fact was headed, “Another supposed case of Burking.”
Well, of course, if Farrant chooses to insult Percival so gratuitously by burking his message to us .
Then followed the usual process of burking, and Mary Haldane, unfortunate in life, was equally unfortunate in her death.
A burker was unknown before the crimes of William Burke were made public; burking was an undiscovered art until he discovered it.
In some houses, I saw several foreigners; and in the days when burking was common, many of these unfortunates were made away with.
Why should there be any hard feelings towards a Gipsy for “taking in and burking” a native in this way?