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For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished liberty is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while yet there was time.
By: shekhar # 1
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This is the epitaph I want on my tomb: "Here lies one of the most intelligent animals who ever appeared on the face of the earth.
By: shekhar # 1
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I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say "figment.".
By: shekhar # 1
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If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: "It seemed a good idea at the time.".
By: shekhar # 1
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The most touching epitaph I ever encountered was on the tombstone of the printer of Edinburgh. It said simply: "He kept down the cost and set the type right.
By: Sneha Dhiman # 16
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Oh, write of me, not "Died in bitter pains," but "Emigrated to another star!
By: Sneha Dhiman # 16
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Nor has his death the world deceiv'd than his wondrous life surprised; if he like a madman liv'd least he like a wise one dy'd.
By: Sneha Dhiman # 16
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Let there be no inscription upon my tomb; let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.
By: Amit Sana # 31
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Man's life is like unto a winter's day,
Some break their fast and so depart away,
Others stay dinner then depart full fed;
The longest age but sups and goes to bed.
Oh, reader, then behold and see,
As we are now so must you be.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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And many a holy text around she strews
That teach the rustic moralist to die.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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What we say of a thing that has just come in fashion
And that which we do with the dead,
Is the name of the honestest man in the nation:
What more of a man can be said?
By: Soha Ali # 29
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Life is a jest, and all things show it,
I thought so once, but now I know it.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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Here lies Nolly Goldsmith, for shortness called Noll,
Who wrote like an angel, and talked like poor Poll.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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Life's race well run,
Life's work well done,
Life's crown well won,
Now comes rest.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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Had [Christ] the death of death to death
Not given death by dying:
The gates of life had never been
To mortals open lying.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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Fuller's earth."
By: Soha Ali # 29
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When I shall be there, I shall be without care.
[Lat., Quand je serai la, je serai sans souci.]
By: Soha Ali # 29
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The body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer (Like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out and stript of its lettering and gilding), Lies here, food for worms; But the work shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more elegant edition, revised and corrected by the author.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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Under this stone, reader, survey,
Dead Sir John Vanbrugh's house of clay:
Lie heavy on him earth! for he
Laid many heavy loads on thee.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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His virtues formed the magic of his song.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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I have expended; I have given; I have kept;
I have possessed; I do possess; I have lost;
I am punished. What I formerly expended, I have; what I gave away I have.
By: Soha Ali # 29
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