A curious early fifteenth-century story is associated with this charnel house.
The atmosphere of the place was cold and musty and suggestive of a charnel house.
It thrusts the girls into a charnel house of sin, sickness, and death.
The city will be a charnel house when these bodies start to decompose.
She was fruit of the charnel house, a heap of matter and blood, a shovelful of corrupted flesh thrown down on the pillow.
It is like a blast from a charnel house; but then, what power, what lucidity!
I was glad to leave this charnel house and breathe again the salubrious atmosphere of the streets of "Fair Edina."
From this charnel house let me to-night draw forth one of these.
Bishop Carpenter made a library in the charnel house chantry, and endowed it with 10 for a librarian.
The smell of the charnel house was driven away and the whole city was filled with the fumes of carbolic acid and lime in solution.