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Epitaphs

Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bones of Castlereagh: stop, traveler, and piss.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

Nor has his death the world deceiv'd than his wondrous life surprise d; if he like a madman liv'd least he like a wise one dy'd.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.

And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

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