This life's a dream And all things show it. I thought so once and Now I know it. --Springfield, Mass.
Under the sod and under the trees Lies the body of Jonathan Pease. He is not here, there's only the pod: Pease shelled out and went to God. --Nantucket, Mass., c. 1880
To the Memory of Abraham Beaulieu Born 15 September 1822 Accidentally shot 4th April 1844 As a mark of affection from his brother. --La Pointe, Wisconsin
photo by Thomas Pluck
I was somebody. Who, is no business Of yours. --Stowe, Vermont
I don't know how to die. --East Derry, New Hampshire
Tired of this eternal buttoning and unbuttoning. --Paris, France
The land I cleared is now my grave. Think well, my friends, how you behave. --Marlborough, New Hampshire, 1829
Those who cared for him while living will know whose body is buried here. To others it does not matter. --Hartford, Connecticut
In Memory of Beza. Wood Departed this life Nov. 2, 1837 Aged 45 yrs. Here lies one Wood Enclosed in wood One Wood Within another. The outer wood Is very good: We cannot praise The other. --Winslow, Maine
Unknown man shot in the Jennison & Gallup Co.'s store while in the act of burglarizing the safe Oct. 13, 1905. (Stone bought with money found on his person.) --Sheldon, Vermont
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