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TWO Preparation of the Body She was taken by her weeping friends , And carried
to her parent ' s room ; And there she was dressed in a shroud , snowy white ,
And laid in a lonely tomb . - Burnett and Rutherford , “ Willie Moore "
The Bara of Madagascar closed the eyelids and tied the mouth shut until rigor
mortis set in , then straightened the limbs and placed the body on its back . Some
groups in Australia dried the corpse in the smoke of a fire made of acrid green ...
When somebody died , the body was taken there for preparation . There was one
embalmer in the area who went to the company store , embalmed and dressed
the body , and placed it in the coffin . It was then taken home for burial . He did ...
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Death and dying in central Appalachia: changing attitudes and practicesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Crissman (sociology, Illinois Benedictine Coll.) presents a scholarly investigation of the funeral customs of the Central Appalachian region. The author maintains that the isolation and ... Read full review
Familism Neighborliness and the Death Watch
Preparation of the Body
Burial Receptacles and Grave Digging
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