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The Social History of Flatbush: And Manners and Customs of the Dutch ... - Page 178
by Gertrude Lefferts Vanderbilt - 1881 - 351 pages
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Billy Budd, Sailor and Selected Tales

Herman Melville - History - 1998 - 410 pages
...of these epitaphs, take the following, found in a bleak gorge of Chatham Isle:— "Oh Brother Jack, as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I. Just so game and just so gay, But now, alack, they've stopped my pay. No more I peep out of my blinkers,...
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Roads Less Traveled: Exploring America's Past on Its Back Roads

Lyn Wilkerson - History - 2000 - 736 pages
...where a monument over the grave of WA Lee (1885-1906) bears the familiar inscription: "Remember me, as you pass by; As you are now so once was I; As I...you soon will be; Prepare for death and follow me." Below the inscription, someone has cut a comment into the stone: "To follow you, I am not content;...
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Facing the 'King of Terrors': Death and Society in an American Community ...

Robert V. Wells - History - 2000 - 301 pages
...1741 to 1816, eight members of the Dutch church addressed their former neighbors with the warning: "Behold and see as you pass by /As you are now so once was I / As I am now so must you be / Prepare for death and follow me." After 1800. a broken family was cause for lament....
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The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 3

Philip Alexander Bruce, William Glover Stanard - Virginia - 1895
...and departed this life the 3d day of June, 1805, aged 67 years, 8 months and 7 days." " Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I. As I am now you soon must be, Prepare for death and follow me." The decedent was buried on his farm yet known as Martin's...
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A Pattern of Roses

K. M. Peyton - Young adult fiction - 2000 - 169 pages
...written, Tim noticed, unlike the elusive TRI, with a mere date. Whole sermons, like: 'All you that read as you pass by As you are now so once was I As I am now so must you be Therefore prepare to follow me. ' Tim sat on the floor, and sorted out the books until...
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The Huron River: Voices from the Watershed

John Ray Knott, Keith Taylor - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 230 pages
...Nick Stephens, in Mary's childhood, came across a stone on the Crawford lot that read: "Behold me now as you pass by. As you are now, so once was I. As I am now soon you will be. Prepare for death and follow me." A good Victorian epitaph, memorable and morbid,...
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The True Story of Andersonville Prison: A Defense of Major Henry Wirz

James Madison Page - History - 1999 - 260 pages
...at an advanced age, in 1786, and concluded with this quaint inscription: “Man, as you are passing by, As you are now, so once was I; As I am now, so you must be; Turn to God and follow me.” This affected me deeply. The thought occurred to me that...
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Art in Renaissance Italy, 1350-1500

Evelyn S. Welch - Art - 2000 - 351 pages
...fresco of the Trinity [7] the frail cadaver beneath the fictive altar is inscribed with the words, 'As you are now, so once was I; as I am now, so too will you be.' This standard call, the memento mori, encouraged viewers to remember the transience...
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Aliens, Ghosts, and Cults

...if you read this story you will die.” Actually, the stone reads, “Reader, remember all must die, as you are now, so once was I, as I am now thou soon must be, prepare for death and follow me.” In a sense, then, the informant's paraphrase...
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Whispers of Heaven & Heaven According to Matthew

Morris A. Inch - Religion - 2002 - 164 pages
...intriguing verse inscribed on a tombstone. One day I looked down at my feet to see inscribed: "Remember me as you pass by, as you are now, so once was I. As I am now, soon you will be. Remember man eternity." It struck me that this was not a very subtle admonition....
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