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According to Aulus Gellius, here is the epitaph of Pacuvius (Gellius I.24.4)

“Young man, even though you hurry by, this stone
asks you to look on it and then to read what is written. 411 more words

Greek

SET IN STONE

I think, therefore I am. –René Descartes

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Humor

STONE COLD DEAD

Alas! He is cold, he cannot answer me. –Mary Shelley, author of FRANKENSTEIN

Because I could not stop for Death — He kindly stopped for me. 462 more words

Humor

A Pair of Epitaphs

“Epitaph for Pinocchio”

HERE

LIES

J. Patrick Lewis

“Epitaph for a Book Editor”

Miss Spelling’s

Exclamation Points

Were myriad!!!

She lived on

The margin.

And died. 40 more words

Favorite Poems

Final words of the fervent, a rogue or a public servant?

The above epitaph certainly leaves a bit of room for interpretation, doesn’t it?

Leaving out the wholly literal – and decidedly unpleasant – vision of… 176 more words

History

Cat Lover

In Loving Memory

WHITFIELD

Hal

1937-1984

Jean

1936-2008

The Hal and Jean Whitfield monument in the Lake View Cemetery at Seattle, Washington, has a whimsical look a… 102 more words

Epitaphs