Thesaurus / embalm

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And down in the smoking-room he sat before the fire, in one of those chairs which embalm after-dinner dreams.

Five TalesJohn Galsworthy

We treasure a good thing when we hear it, and love to embalm it.

This was the reason why they took so much pains to embalm the body.

Vestiges of the MayasAugustus Le Plongeon

I loved it and left it on the stalk, in the true Emersonian spirit, and here I do my little best to embalm its memory.

The Foot-path WayBradford Torrey

P—— should preach your funeral sermon, and S——, the poisoner of other characters, embalm your memory.

A tear or two—brushed away as soon as they come—is all that youth gives to embalm such treasure of love!

Dream LifeDonald G. Mitchell

They like to preserve and to embalm its external covering, as the naturalist does the skin of an animal for his cabinet.

This bird was so highly prized by the ancient Egyptians as to be considered sacred, and they thought enough of it to embalm it.

An Australian Bird BookJohn Albert Leach

If the women came on the third day to embalm the body, they certainly knew nothing of its embalmment on the day of his death.

The body must therefore be kept intact, and so the Egyptians learned to embalm it.

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