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She also champions alternatives like natural burials, funeral pyres, and intimate ceremonies in the home.
The greatest library ever assembled by the great civilizations of the ancient world—containing a vast ocean of knowledge now lost to us forever—was incinerated on a great pyre of papyrus.
A cordon of soldiers, placed at a distance from the pyre, kept the inquisitive from drawing too near.
Fergan and his assistants withdrew to the mob which the file of soldiers was holding back from the pyre.
The pyre was then lighted with a torch by a relative, who kept his face averted during the act.
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He threw himself upon the pyre, and was consumed like a log of wood, together with the chamber.
Out of that funeral pyre her feverish thoughts builded a frightful dream.
The widow, having drunk from a cup which contained opium, climbed to the top of the pyre where her husband lay, swathed in white.
It goes where the corpse of Cæsar went an hour after the extinction of his pyre.
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When they broke through the ring of witch burners and snatched Marm Perry off the pyre, her apron strings had burned in two.

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