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" When I am dead and in my Grave, and all my bones are rotton, I hope the Lord will think on me when I am quite forgotten. "
"Quaint epitaphs". - Page 15
1898 - 57 pages
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The Guardian, Volumes 6-7

Conduct of life - 1855
...sentiment is sometimes expressed. Thus : " When this you see, Remember me, Lest I should be forgotten, When I am dead, And in my grave, And all my bones are rotten." Again we say, we would rather see something more cheerful. Religion is serious, but not gloomy. This...
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American patriotism; or, Memoirs of 'common men'.

Leonard Brown - 1869
...Egan is my name, Ireland my nation; King's County was my dwelling-place, Heaven my expectation. "' When I am dead and in my grave, And all my bones are rotten, This little book will tell my name When I am quite forgotten.' " The man's face had been shot all to...
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Long Ago, Volume 1, Issue 1 - Volume 2, Issue 17

Archaeology - 1873
...frequently inscribed in books, employed as parting gifts by school-boys, previous to the vacation " When I am dead, and in my grave, And all my bones are rotten, Take up this book, and think of me Before I am forgotten." That these lines have an ancient foundation...
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Stanley Meredith

Sabina (pseud.) - 1875
...such a day as this ! " " Let 's talk of graves, Minnie," Stanley said, lazily. " Shall you be sorry when I am dead and in my grave, and all my bones are rotten ?" "Yes, indeed I shall," I said, my heart sinking at the thought. " I should take up your book and...
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Nancy Hartshorn at Chautauqua

M E McPherson - 1882 - 212 pages
...reminds me somehow of the little verse we used to write in our books to school ; don't you remember ? " ' When I am dead and in my grave^ And all my bones are rotten, This little book shall tell my name When I am quite forgotten.' i should say your'n was fully...
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James Tacket

Alexander Whamond - 1885
..."James Tacket is my name, And Scotland is my nation ; Eskbank is my dwelling place, And holy habitation. When I am dead and in my grave, And all my bones are rotten, This little book will tell my name, When I am quite forgotten." I thought this was very good poetry,...
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Shropshire folk-lore, a sheaf of gleanings, Volume 3

Georgina Frederica Jackson - Folklore - 1886
...name, England is my nation, Salop is my dwelling-place, . f And Christ is my salvation. /" When I am dead and in my grave, And all my bones are rotten, Then this will make you think of me When I am quite forgotten. I put my name for to betray The thief...
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Shropshire folk-lore, ed. by C.S. Burne, from the collections of G.F. Jackson

Georgina Frederica Jackson - 1886
...Jub Ererall is my name, England is my nation, Salop is my dwelling-place, And Christ is my salvation. When I am dead and in my grave, And all my bones are rotten, Then this will make you think of me When 1 am quite forgotten. I put my name for to betray The thief...
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English folk-rhymes: a collection of traditional verses relating to places ...

G. F. Northall - Folk songs, English - 1892 - 565 pages
...sometimes a tag to the first rhyme ; in a book owned by one Job Everall, of Salop, it is continued thus When I am dead and in my grave, And all my bones are rotten, Then this will make you think of me, When I am quite forgotten. AP. 575. In another book owned...
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Scottish Notes and Queries

John Bulloch, John Alexander Henderson - Scotland - 1895
...|John Smith] is my name, Scotland is my nation ; [Glasgow] is my dwelling-place, A pleasant habitation. When I am dead and in my grave, And all my bones are rotten, This little book will tell my name, When I am quite forgotten. This book is mine : if stolen away,...
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