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The Narrow Cells

Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree’s shade,

         Where heaves the turf in many a mould’ring heap,

Each in his narrow cell for ever laid,

         The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep. 497 more words

History

Heart Imagery

A heart is the universal symbol for love and devotion. In the graveyard it represents mortality and the essence of life i.e. a person’s spirit or soul, and is therefore symbolic of charity, courage, joy, and sorrow. 219 more words

Graves

Conscience of the Conservative

What happens when a conservative Republican ex-president, who has been out of office for more than two decades, decides he’s completely out of fucks to give, and starts looking at the damage his policies caused? 400 more words

Television Reviews

Grave Thursday: Sidney Raymond

Each week we are highlighting the final resting place of someone related to the Lincoln assassination story. It may be the grave of someone whose name looms large in assassination literature, like a conspirator, or the grave of one of the many minor characters who crossed paths with history. 1,104 more words

History

That much he knows

‘Oh we don’t care about that sort of thing,’ his oldest sister said, speaking for his three older sisters – speaking perhaps for all wisdom and all reason – when he asked where his father’s ashes would be taken. 264 more words

Flash Fiction