An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





We therefore commit his body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust; in sure and certain hope of the Resurrection.


Book of Common Prayer (Liturgy of the Anglican Church)


Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.


Heraclitus (BC 535-475, Greek philosopher)


All places are alike, and every earth is fit for burial.


Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593, British dramatist, poet)


I could never bear to be buried with people to whom I had not been introduced.


Norman Parkinson


The beautiful uncut hair of graves.


Walt Whitman (1819-1892, American poet)


The dreariest spot in all the land to Death they set apart; with scanty grace from Nature's hand, and none from that of Art.


John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892, American poet, reformer, author)


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