Sentence Examples with the word dead person

In India, too, a dead person treated with funeral honours becomes a guardian spirit - if neglected, a tormenting demon.

Just as in Europe the ghost of a dead person is held to haunt the churchyard or the place of death, although more orthodox ideas may be held and enunciated by the same person as to the nature of a future life, so the savage, more consistently, assigns different abodes to the multiple souls with which he credits man.