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Quaint Epitaphs

Auhtor: Various Authors

Language: english
Published: 1895

Genres:

non fiction
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Quaint Epitaphs':

Annie Adams Fields (June 6 1834 - January 5 1915) was a United States writer.

Excerpts from the Book 'Quaint Epitaphs':


... the collector is unable to vouch for their exact locality. In a few instances the names have been changed, where it was thought that verbatim copies ...
... and put together again by his Maker. Here lies the body of John Mound. Lost at sea and never found. Here lies one Wood enclosed in wood,. One ...
... Caleb, come. PEAK CEMETERY. Thomas Culbert. The voice of a stepfather beneath this. Stone is to rest one, shamefully robbed. In life by his ...
... his aim and sure of his game,. Never was a lover but invented a revolver. JAFFREY. A free negro, Amos Fortune, settled in Jaffrey more than one ...
... lightning fell, death's sacrifice,. To him Elijah's fate was given. He rode on flames of fire to heaven. Stay, reader, drop upon this stone. One ...
... a cough carried me off. Then a coffin they carried me off in. DORCHESTER. This world's a city, full of crooked streets. And Death the ...
... and hammer lie reclined,. My bellows too have lost their wind,. My fire's extinct, my forge decayed,. And in the dust my vice is laid. My iron ...
... exalted and went to heaven. NORFOLK. Lieut. Nathan Davis. Died in 1781. Death is a debt that's justly due,. That I have paid and so must you. Elizabeth, ...
... tossed me to and fro,. In spite of both by God's decree. I harbor here below. Where I do now at anchor ride. With many of our fleet,. Yet ...
... churchyard, after the name of the dead. He held the pall at the funeral of Shakspeare.. BAYFIELD, MISS. (On a child struck by lightning.). Struck ...
... read a law and plead a cause. But died from drinking rum. Over the grave of a brave engineer. Until the brakes are turned on time,. Life's ...
... her tongue. Ebenezer Dockwood aged forty seven,. A miser and a hypocrite and never went to Heaven. Within this grave do lie. Back to back my ...
... devil slipped in like a weasil. And down to Hell he took old Kezle. Here lies interred Priscilla Bird. Who sang on earth till sixty ...
... too. Here lies Ann Mann. She lived an old maid. But died an old Mann. Here lies Ned Hyde because he died. If it had been his sister. We should ...
... of a knave,. Then all are pleased for Coleman's in his grave. Samuel Gardner was blind in one eye and in a moment of confusion he stepped out of ...
... hand of a two-legged animal without feathers. Though born with the most aspiring disposition and unbending love of freedom he was closely confined in ...
... of stone,. Lies stingy Jimmy Wyett. He died one morning just at ten. And saved a dinner by it. Here lies the body of Sarah Sexton. She was ...
... up the way to Heaven-and Hell to shun. Maiden Lillard,. A young Scotch woman, who at the battle of Ancrum, 1545, distinguished herself ...
... King. ST. BOTOLPH'S. A traveller lies here at rest. Who life's rough ocean tossed on. His many virtues all expressed. Thus simply-_I'm from ...
... good and evil in his time. The good he did was good for naught. Not so the evil-that was prime. Elihu Yale, the founder of Yale College ...