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next world


the hereafter; whatever realm follows death


I want to come back as a cat in the next world.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • After the question of how a man passes into the next world, the most interesting one to us is how he feels when he gets there.

  • "You cannot take your railway stocks into the next world with you," he said.

    The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro
  • I ask myself: what are my views on death, the next world, God?

    The Journal of a Disappointed Man Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
  • And to think of being united in the next world, Glory—what happiness, what ecstasy!

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • They extend this to lower animals also, and say that the mouse killed by the cat will be rewarded in the next world.

  • Well, my dear, I hope your reward will come in the next world, if not in this.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Those villanous critics will have a dark account to render in the next world!

    What Will He Do With It, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I know how to roast eggs, in the ashes, perhaps—but for the next world!

    Hortus Inclusus John Ruskin
  • Strange as it may seem, the first impression upon his mind, was—that he was so much nearer to the next world.

    The Shadow of Ashlydyat Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Oh me, Susie, what is to become of me in the next world, who have in this life all my good things!

    Hortus Inclusus John Ruskin

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