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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.
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If Paris that brief flight allow, My humble tomb explore! It bears: Eternity, be thou My refuge! and no more.
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Speme e Fortune, addio; che' in porto entrai. Schernite gli altri; ch'io vi spregio omai.
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Kind reader! take your choice to cry or laugh; Here Harod lies--but where's his Epitaph? If such you seek, try Westminister, and view Ten thousand, just as fit for him as you.
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Shrine of the mighty! can it be, That this is all remains of thee?
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And be the Spartan's epitaph on me-- Sparta hath many a worthier son than he.
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Yet at the resurrection we shall see A fair edition, and of matchless worth, Free from erratas, new in heaven set forth.
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In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath.
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This comes of altering fundamental laws and overpersuading by his landlord to take physic of which he died for the benefit of the doctor--Stavo bene was written on his monument ma per star meglio, sto qui.
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Oh, write of me, not Died in bitter pains, but Emigrated to another star!
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Inn of a traveller on his way to Jerusalem.
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Lie lightly on my ashes, gentle earthe.
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For the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, Do all the good you can, To all the people you can, In all the ways you can, As long as ever you can.
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Farewell, vain world, I've had enough of thee, And Valies't not what thou Can'st say of me; Thy Smiles I count not, nor thy frowns I fear, My days are past, my head lies quiet here. What faults you saw in me take Care to shun, Look but at home, enough is to be done.
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Ecce quod expendi habui, quod donavi habeo, quod negavi punior, quod servavi perdidi.
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Beneath these green trees rising to the skies, The planter of them, Isaac Greentree, lies; The time shall come when these green trees shall fall, And Isaac Greentree rise above them all.
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Baths, wine and Venus bring decay to our bodies; but baths, wine and Venus make up life. Lat., Balnea, vina, Venus corrumpunt corpora nostra; Sed vitam faciunt baldea, vina, Venus.
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A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole word was not sufficient. Lat., Sufficit huic tumulus, cui non suffecerit orbis.
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Let no man write my epitaph; for as no man who knows my motives dare now vindicate them, let not prejudice or ignorance asperse them. Let them rest in obscurity and peace! Let my memory be left in oblivion, my tomb remain uninscribed, until other times and other men can do justice to my character.
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Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living.
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If e'er she knew an evil thought She spoke no evil word: Peace to the gentle! She hath sought The bosom of her Lord.
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