Definition of Embalmments
1. Noun. (plural of embalmment) ¹
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Definition of Embalmments
1. embalmment [n] - See also: embalmment
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Literary usage of Embalmments
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and by Sir Thomas Browne, James Thomas Fields (1862)
"... not as a deity, but a devouring element, mercilessly consuming their bodies, and leaving too little of them ; and therefore, by precious embalmments, ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"FROM <A FRAGMENT ON MUMMIES > WISE Egypt, prodigal of her embalmments, wrapped up her princes and great commanders in ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1864)
"The casual revelations of the slaughter-house and battle-field, together with the intimations gathered from auguries and embalmments, probably furnished his ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1904)
"... Sir Thomas Browne's Works. London. William Pickering, 1836. Wise Egypt, prodigal of her embalmments, wrapped up her princes and great commanders in ..."
5. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1852)
"... gradually gained the ascendency; and as the cities declined, the canals and the embalmments of the dead were neglected,—the plague gained ground. ..."
6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1801)
"Memoir on the antient National Sepulchres, and the external Ornaments bestowed on them at different Periods ; on embalmments ; on tbe Tombs of the Kings of ..."
7. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1846)
"The members met in the theatre at eight o'clock, where Mr. Pettigrew first read an essay on the different kinds of embalmments among the Egyptians, ..."
8. English Belles-lettres from A.D. 907 to 1834 by Alfred, Boethius, Roger Ascham, George Gascoigne, Philip Sidney, John Selden, Thomas Browne, John Arbuthnot, Henry St. John Bolingbroke, Thomas Chatterton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh (1901)
"... not as a deity, but a devouring element, mercilessly consuming their bodies, and leaving too little of them; and therefore by precious embalmments, ..."