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|Gaboriau, the novelist, although not yet thirty years of age, receives from Michel |
Levy, the great Parisian publisher ... If death were not a fact of terrible solemnity,
epitaphs might justly excite as much laughter as a well-turned epigram. ... I. of
Scotland, from whom he is lineally descended, Archibald Edmonstone, Esq., . . .
who died 1689, aged about sixty-one years. ... That so many people should come
so far to see so little, that they should be so happy iu doing nothing, and take so
|Borlase also observes that ' Mr. Scawen, a gentleman of no less veracity, in his |
MS. tells us that in the year 1676 died a ... to be reckoned among the sal test
parts of this county) one hundred and sixty four years old, of good memory, and
healthful ... the air must be as salt as anywhere, there are three late instances of
people living to a great age ; the first is Mr. Cole, ... funeral (April 30, 1882), Dr.
Furness " recited Tennyson's Deserted Home, and repeated from Longfellow
words read at ...
|It is just another instance of the sure spiritual instinct of the Irish people. In our |
own good country a vast amount of pains and means is frittered away on
amazing tomb-stones. ... The small and the big, however, when dead, are alike
beggars, who need every scrap of prayer that can be wheedled out of ... He
should change the sentence to read: “I object to competitive athletics when they
are pursued at a great expense of time and ... 60. AMERICA. OCTOBER. 30,.
1915. \'0L. XIV,. N0. 3.
|It is a curious fact that though the church contains the inscribed tombs of many |
generations of Englishmen eminent in politics, war, ... religion, and the arts, the
number of the epitaphs worth repeating for their own sakes does not exceed half-
a-dozen. ... The great tomb of Richard II. and Anne of Bohemia still bears its
epitaph, one line of which only need be inflicted on lli" ... under the fine brass
already mentioned, and much of her epitaph may still be read; but it lis in a very
different style, ...
|Rome had forgotten the multitudes that lived and died and were buried there. |
Soon investigations ... spent thirty-six years investigating these abodes of the
dead; and De Rossi has since published an account of many of the discoveries
|A New Edition, embellished with Sixty Eiigravkiss, rs. ... On the Prime Objects of |
Government — XVI. Dante and Maton— XVII, Napoleon— XVIII. Antipathies—
XIX. To Death. ... Iiwripliiin on a Tombstone, in the Church-yard at Hochueim —
XXVI. ... it may embody many real cidents, and some historical facts, which we
believe it does. ... aamh that the " Histoire de la Revolution" will be translated una
fafh mightily surprise the good people of England who have nererS epoch of
terror, the ...
|This book provides a chronological outline of the history of mortuary research from before the 18th century to post-World War I, as well as a discussion of the current state of knowledge and a practical guide to studying historic mortuary ...|
|WEEK 3: Friday READ: Philippians 1:20-26 again (note verse 21) PAUL'S |
ASSESSMENT OF LIFE AND DEATH ... First is his assessment of life — his
statement speaks to the very heart and soul of the greatest dilemma many people
encounter. ... Ben Robertson, in his book Red Hills and Cotton, tells of a
tombstone near his boyhood home on which are inscribed the ... was a "disease,"
concluded that the epitaph most appropriate for many men might read, "Died at
thirty. Buried at sixty.
Charles Langworthy Wallis - 1950 - Snippet view
|"A work of God, or a work worthy of God, must necessarily be a work of liberty," |
said Alexandre Vinet. ... which one man persuaded an Anglo-Saxon king to adopt
Christianity for his people : "The present life of man, O King, seems to ... at supper
in winter with your ministers, a good fire burning in the midst while storms rage
everywhere abroad; the sparrow, I say, ... George Bernard Shaw has suggested
the epitaph most appropriate for many men might read: "Died at thirty, buried at
|This is an invaluable contribution to the burgeoning study of cultural memory and collective remembrance which will appeal to researchers and students in the history of the First World War, social and cultural history of warfare and ...|