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Epitaphs

Epitaphs

graveyard humour and eulogy

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by W.H. Beable.
ContributionsBeable, William Henry.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14156080M

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By the time the fighting in the region finally ended on November 18Author: Sarah Wearne. Jul 30,  · In a way, the epitaphs on gravestones are your last words to the world—and they’re literally written in stone. From political to humorous (and sometimes both), here are 29 people who had more.

An epitaph (from Greek ἐπιτάφιος epitaphios "a funeral oration" from ἐπί epi "at, over" and τάφος taphos "tomb") is a short text honoring a deceased person. Strictly speaking, it refers to text that is inscribed on a tombstone or plaque, but it may also be used in a figurative sense.

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One-Line Epitaphs: Example The short tombstone quote is perfect for someone who was a generous soul. IN LOVING MEMORY OF [Deceased’s Name] “No one spread more love in one lifetime.” ~ One-Line Epitaphs: Example We found this beautiful, short tombstone quote on the gravestone of Dow Edwards Yates who died at the age of 3 years.

Epitaphs of the War By Rudyard Kipling About this Poet Rudyard Kipling is one of the best-known of the late Victorian poets and story-tellers. Although he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature inhis political views, which grew more toxic as he aged, have long made him critically unpopular.

Oct 27,  · Bored Panda has compiled a list of some of the funniest epitaphs on tombstones, proving that a sense of humor can live forever. From a delicious fudge recipe to an unapologetic joke about religion, these people are the non-living examples of the right attitude.

Scroll down to check out the deadly funny gravestones!Author: Šarūnė Bar. Jan 13,  · The best epitaphs of famous writers Writers love to have the final word, and many great poets have composed their final lines, the lines that will crown their lifetime’s achievement and adorn the stones marking their final resting place.

Some of the most memorable literary epitaphs are. Get ideas for epitaphs, inscriptions and sayings for headstones, tombstones, flat markers, upright monuments, family memorials, bronze plaques and gravestones.

Listed on the page below are examples and samples to help. There is something special to say about everyone but summarizing a life in just a few words can be very difficult. Headstone Quotes and Sayings (Epitaphs) for Headstones and Grave Markers by Schlitzberger serve as an everlasting tribute to a departed loved one.

Headstone Quotes and Sayings (Epitaphs) for Headstones and Grave Markers by Schlitzberger serve as an everlasting tribute to a departed loved one. An angel, in the Book of Life, wrote down my. Jan 12,  · Is it really possible that one person wrote all these epitaphs.

Many people are reluctant to believe that these verses came from just one notebook, as it would have been more probable that they were voiced on a mysterious city square where the souls of Bogomils and other ancient souls – who believed in God or not – gathered to confide their concerns, secrets and hopes to generations to come.

Epitaphs are words to be remembered by, short poems or phrases literally written in stone. They can be practical, carrying some variation of the familiar “Here Lies,” but they can also be brilliantly creative with personally meaningful quotes or words written especially by or for the deceased.

From the simple to the cleverly cryptic, epitaphs are meant to leave a lasting impression—and. Mar 21,  · (Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton, Funny Epitaphs.

The Mutual Book Company, ) "Thorpe's Corpse" (Quoted in Gleanings from the Harvest-Fields of Literature by C. Bombaugh, ) "Under the sod Under these trees Lies the body of Jonathan Pease He is not here But only his pod He has shelled out his peas And gone to God.". Apr 30,  · Some Selections From “Here Lies” A Book About Graveyard Epitaphs.

This book from whose full title is: Here Lies: Being a Collection of Ancient & Modern, Humorous and Queer Inscriptions from Tombstones compiled and edited by W.H. Howe, published by The New Amsterdam Book Company contains pages of fascinating epitaphs, mostly from Great Britain.

Epitaphs: Humorous, wry or ironic inscriptions from tombs or graves (or a brief statement commemorating or epitomizing) the memory of a deceased person.

Rebecca Freeland, – She drank good ale, good punch and wine, and lived to the age of. Filed under: Epitaphs -- New York (State) -- Genesee County.

Tombstone Inscriptions from the Abandoned Cemeteries and Farm Burials of Genesee County (), by LaVerne C. Cooley (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Epitaphs -- New York (State) -- .Book of Epitaphs Provided by Office of S.

B. Sargent Manufacturer of & Dealer in All Kinds of Marble & Granite Work Tilton, New Hampshire (The front and back covers of the booklet are missing.Example Epitaphs.

What is an Epitaph? An epitaph is defined as "A brief literary piece on a tombstone commemorating the deceased person buried there". They will often contain a heading, name, the dates of birth and death, their relationships and a short message or verse.

Below are some examples of commonly used epitaphs that you may use as is.