He had spent several years as a gravedigger and gardener at a cemetery in Germany before returning to Puglia.
At the entrance to the cemetery, 700 feet from that peaceful scene, lies a raw grave.
I remember very clearly the scene at the cemetery, it was very emotional.
None of this is to argue that Edward Snowden belongs in prison or a cemetery or that he would necessarily end up in either place.
Sometimes he snuck out to watch the gypsies down by the tracks, or to walk through the cemetery, sit on a grave.
Cautiously I raised my head and looked in the direction whence the sound came; but the cemetery blocked my view.
Already a few who had arrived were playing marbles on the stones of the cemetery.
He had imagined it would be an easy matter to have the General transferred to the cemetery and the mortuary chapel demolished.
In the evening in summer he took his little girl with him and led her to the cemetery.
And now she was in her twenty-fifth year again, and driving through Rome to the English cemetery.
late 14c., from Old French cimetiere "graveyard" (12c.), from Late Latin coemeterium, from Greek koimeterion "sleeping place, dormitory," from koiman "to put to sleep," keimai "I lie down," from PIE root *kei- "to lie, rest," also "bed, couch," hence secondary sense of "beloved, dear" (cf. Greek keisthai "to lie, lie asleep," Old Church Slavonic semija "family, domestic servants," Lithuanian šeima "domestic servants," Lettish sieva "wife," Old English hiwan "members of a household," higid "measure of land," Latin cunae "a cradle," Sanskrit Sivah "propitious, gracious"). Early Christian writers were the first to use it for "burial ground," though the Greek word also had been anciently used in reference to the sleep of death. An Old English word for "cemetery" was licburg.