Thursday, June 18, 2009

101 Ways, Part 88: Left Her Weeping Friends

For a brief intro to the "101 Ways to Say 'Died'" series, click here.
In Memory of
who was possessed of many
amiable qualities, the joy of
her parents, the delight of
her connexions and
beloved of all : if youth,
if virtue deserve a Tear,
reader, drop it here
when the engraving of this Stone
inform you when she left
her weeping friends in the
23d year of her age June 22d 1785.
Ruthe Lyman, York, ME, 1785

The Farber Collection has a slightly better picture.

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