A tomb (from Greek: τύμβος - tumbos) is a repository for the remains of the dead. It is generally any structurally enclosed interment space or burial chamber, of varying sizes.
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Famous quotes containing the word tomb:
“A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.”
—Logan Pearsall Smith (18651946)
“But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 24:11.
Response to women who describe the empty tomb of Jesus.
“She hears, upon that water without sound,
A voice that cries, The tomb in Palestine
Is not the porch of spirits lingering.
It is the grave of Jesus, where he lay.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)