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FIVE HUNDRED ORIGINAL INSCRIPTIONS
To commemorate the Dead,
With a suitable Selection of appropriate Texts of Scripture.
"For dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return."-Gen. iii. 19.
PRINTED FOR HOULSTON AND SON,
AND AT WELLINGTON, SALOP.
THE object of the present Volume is to offer to the Public a greater variety of original epitaphs than has hitherto appeared, the want of such variety having generally led to the repetition of common-place and inapplicable inscriptions.
The sacred Scriptures will ever be the most suitable source of inscriptions for the grave, but the affections of human beings continually call for a more definite