He made marriage a civil contract and he secularized the burying grounds.
The burying grounds were about half a mile northwest of the village and only a short distance west of the Stembel gravel pit.
Margot had told her about the soldiers' burying grounds in the Argonne and in other places of France.
At night they wander about in the burying grounds, howling in the most frightful manner.
The most marked improvement was the rapidity which the daily funerals in the three burying grounds decreased.
The burying grounds are all well protected, and have good broad paths running through them.
If they fail to meet with travellers, they go by night into burying grounds, and dig up dead bodies, on which they feed.
There are six burying grounds—two to the south of this place, one to the north, and three on Morrellsville to the west.