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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMany peoples' tombstones should read 'Died at 30, burried at 60.'

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteINSCRIPTION, n. Something written on another thing. Inscriptions are of many kinds, but mostly memorial, intended to commemorate the fame of some illustrious person and hand down to distant ages the record of his services and virtues. To this class of inscriptions belongs the name of John Smith, penciled on the Washington monument. Following are examples of memorial inscriptions on tombstones: (See EPITAPH.)



"In the sky my soul is found, And my body in the ground. By and by my body'll rise To my spirit in the skies, Soaring up to Heaven's gate.

1878."



"Sacred to the memory of Jeremiah Tree. Cut down May 9th, 1862, aged 27 yrs. 4 mos. and 12 ds. Indigenous."



"Affliction sore long time she boar, Phisicians was in vain, Till Deth released the dear deceased And left her a remain. Gone to join Ananias in the regions of bliss."



"The clay that rests beneath this stone As Silas Wood was widely known. Now, lying here, I ask what good It was to let me be S. Wood. O Man, let not ambition trouble you, Is the advice of Silas W."



"Richard Haymon, of Heaven. Fell to Earth Jan. 20, 1807, and had the dust brushed off him Oct. 3, 1874."

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIf we ever pass out as a great nation we ought to put on our tombstone 'America died from a delusion that she had moral leadership'.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteHad I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than "The Individual

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThis is on me. [suggested for her tombstone]

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