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" Here lies John Higley, whose father and mother were drowned in their passage from America. Had they both lived, they would have been buried here.(!) Here lies the body of John Mound, Lost at sea and never found. "
"Quaint Epitaphs" - Page 5
1895 - 45 pages
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Our Boys and Girls, Volumes 9-10

Oliver Optic - 1871
...were drowned in their passage to America. Had they both lived, they would have been buried here." " Here lies the body of John Mound, Lost at sea and never found." 41 O, cruel Death ! how could you be so unkind • To take him before and leave me behind ? You should...
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Curiosities of Churchyard Literature

Burial - 1875 - 171 pages
...That. sche. will, inhabyt. hym. in. hevyn. there, ever, to abyde. 34. From a Tombstone in Ireland :— Here lies the body of JOHN MOUND, Lost at sea and never found. This is comparable with the Welsh one, No. 176. 35. From a Cemetery near Cincinnati : — Here lies...
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Epitaphiana: or, The curiosities of churchyard literature, a miscellaneous ...

Epitaphiana - 1873
...That. sche. will, inhabyt. hym. in. hevyn. there, ever, to abyde. 34. From a Tombstone in Ireland : — Here lies the body of JOHN MOUND, Lost at sea and never found. This is comparable with the Welsh one, No. 1 76. 35. From a Cemetery near Cincinnati : — Here lies...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...were drowned in their passage from America. Had they both lived, they would have been buried here.(!) Here lies the body of John Mound, Lost at sea and never found. 0 cruel Death ! how could you be so unkind. To take him before and leave me behind ? You should have...
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Epitaphs, or, Church-yard gleanings, collected by Old Mortality, jun

Epitaphs - 1875
...life were holy more, None thundered more in preaching. In Cheltenham Churchyard, on one drowned : — Here lies the body of John Mound, Lost at sea, and never found. On John Aylmer, Bishop of London, 1594 : — Eighteen years bishop, and once banished hence, And twice...
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Gloucestershire Notes and Queries: An Illustrated Quarterly ..., Volume 4

William Phillimore Watts Phillimore, Sidney Joseph Madge - Gloucestershire (England) - 1890
...man named Calf (p. 160) ? Can it be that the following is " in Cheltenham churchyard " (p. 164) ?— "Here lies the body of John Mound, Lost at sea, and never found." We quote another which seems to us to be somewhat profane, and is stated to be " in a churchyard near...
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HANDY -BOOK OF LITERARY CURIOSITIES

WILLIAM S WALSH - 1892
...in their passage from America. Had they both lived, they would have been buried here. UNIDENTIFIED. C+ AT LLANYMYNECH, MONTGOMERYSHIRE. Here lies John Thomas And his children dear; Two buried at Oswestry,...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1104 pages
...in their passage from America. Had they both lived, they would have been buried here. UNIDENTIFIED. Here lies the body of John Mound, Lost at sea and never found. AT LLANYMYNECH, MONTGOMERYSHIRE. Here liei John Thomas And his children dear; Two buried at Oswestry,...
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Every where ..., Volumes 23-24

Will Carleton - 1908
...unconscious form of humor manifested in this delicious word inscribed on a tombstone in a Dublin graveyard: "Here lies the body of John Mound, Lost at sea and never found." COMMERCIAL AMENITIES. In a certain small English village there were two butchers living in the same...
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The Corpse: A History

Christine Quigley - Social Science - 1996 - 358 pages
...place of the body. A paradoxical epitaph in Winslow, Maine, is carved on what is probably a cenotaph: "Here lies the body of John Mound, / Lost at sea and never found."63 In a few cases, the remains did not constitute enough to bury in a grave. Explorer Captain...
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