A small section of my new book, The Victorian Book of the Dead discusses the various names and euphemisms for death, dying, and the afterlife. I invite you to contribute your favorite expressions. Or to perform the Dead Parrot Sketch.
‘personification of Death’
Fearing the Reaper: A Fight with Death “I felt certain if that shade came on and touched me, I was a dead man.” A fight to the death–with Death.