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A Founding Member of The Association of Graveyard Rabbits

 

Let's talk of graves and worms and epitaphs.
Shakespeare

 

 

An Epitaph A Day - October 27

Keeps Death's Spectre Away



Massachusetts


Chatham

There were three brothers went to sea
Who were never known to wrangle
Holmes Hole — cedar pole
Crinkle, crinkle crangle.

Three brothers started for Holmes Hole in an open boat for cedar poles, and on the passage were killed by lightening, represented by the crinkle, crinkle, crangle.





Source:

Darling, Susan. Quaint Epitaphs. Boston: DeWolfe, Fiske & Co. 1902.

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