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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Suicides
 
were formerly buried ignominiously on the high-road, with a stake thrust through their body, and without Christian rites. (Chambers: Encyclopœdia, lx. p. 184, col. 1.)   1
       
“They buried Ben at four cross roads,
With a stake in his inside.”
       
Hood: Faithless Nelly Gray.
 


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