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|Tombs are the clothes of the dead: a grave is but a plain suit, and a rich |
monument is one embroidered. ... Monuments may be builded to express the
affection or pride of friends, or to display their wealth, but they are only valuable
for the characters which they perpetuate. ... When we see the many grave-stones
which have fallen in, which have been defaced by the footsteps of the
congregation, which lie ...
|Fourth, eleventh, ninth, and sixth, Thirty days to each affix; Every other thirty-one |
Except the second month alone. ... Napoleon I. Tombs are the clothes of the dead
: a grave is but a plain suit, and a rich monument is one embroidered. ... Joubert.
When old Time shall lead him to his end, goodnoss and he fill up one monument.
... Hazlitt, Monuments may be builded to express the affection or pride of friends,
or to display their wealth, but they are only valuable for the characters which they
|Fuller, R. Buckminster Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead. - Fuller, |
R. Buckminster Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit;
while an expensive monument is one with embroidery. - Fuller, R. Buckminster
|From every acre of this land there were removed, in the space of one hundred |
years, 1,200 pounds of alkalies, in leaves, grain, and straw. ... Saltpetre and
nitrate of potash are mentioned in the late work of Professor Johnstone on
agricultural chemistry as most valuable manures for wheat, and he .... without
giving a fair warning, and when it does strike, it is fatal''' Tombs, says old Fuller,
are the clothes of the dead. A grave is but a plain suit, and a rich monument is
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|These suits, it should be understood, are all of wool, for 'it is not the custom in |
Paris to walk in the street of a morning in a silk dress. ... The English dress—a
kind of long paletot —takes the place of the dress and wrapping at the same time,
and being ... of one color, but they represent contrasts of color, like the
changeable silks, and are especially liked when they are ..... at his country-seat
wending his way in the gray of the evening toward his wife's tomb—a plain
marble monument ...
|The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress was published by American author Mark Twain in 1869.|
|Grab/Gräberfeld - Bevölkerungsgeschichte - Grabbau.|
|First published in 1886. Lady Alford was also the editor of The Handbook of Embroidery and The Handbook of Art Needlework.|