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burial Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about burial
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“I want to be buried in Clara’s Orchard . . . Yes, that’s my favor to you. It’s the kind of job you was made for, that nobody else could do or even try . . .”
Larry McMurtry
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Lonesome Dove
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Augustus McCrae
Captain Woodrow F. Call
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“Death is a mystery, and burial is a secret.”
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“It does not matter where his body lies, for it is grass; but where his spirit is, it will be good to be.”
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“I looked at the long dirt road that crawled across the plains, remembering the morning that Mama had died, cruel and sunny. They had come for her in a wagon and taken her away to be buried. And then the cousins and aunts and uncles had come and tried to fill up the house. But they couldn’t.”
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“The burial took place amongst the other paupers’ graves in the walled cemetery behind our church. It was there the priest and I dug her grave, in water-laden clay. There was no coffin.”

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