And so sepúlchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.
A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough. [Alexander's tombstone epitaph]
The dusty tombs of long-dead exorcist priests lay in the alcoves below, surmounted by stone effigies, the features eroded by the passing of time and the reverent caresses of their grateful parishioners, a reminder, she knew all too well, of the brevity of life.
A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
Hebron is a bone of contention between Israeli settlers and the Palestinians in part because Abraham is buried there, in the Tomb of the Patriarchs.
Let there be no inscription upon my tomb; let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.
I'm hyper light-sensitive and must sleep in the equivalent of a sealed tomb.
As long as 'Tomb Raider' will have me, I will be their Lara Croft.
A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
I shall be active and vigorous even from the tomb.
It makes the heart to tremble when you open an undiscovered tomb.