The place was large enough to afford half an hour's strolling without the monotony of treading continually the same path; and, for those who love to peruse the annals of graveyards, here was variety of inscription
enough to occupy the attention for double or treble that space of time.
And yet they were trying to read the inscription
on the plate.
Harris, however, revels in tombs, and graves, and epitaphs, and monumental inscriptions
, and the thought of not seeing Mrs.
The low houses of London look so much more homely than the tall ones that I never pass them without dropping a blessing on their builders, but this house was ridiculous; indeed it did not call itself a house, for over the door was a board with the inscription
"This space to be sold," and I remembered, as I rang the bell, that this notice had been up for years.
The good people of the Hague had chopped off the flesh of its victims, but faithfully carried the remainder to the gibbet, to have a pretext for a double inscription
written on a huge placard, on which Cornelius; with the keen sight of a young man of twenty-eight, was able to read the following lines, daubed by the coarse brush of a sign-painter: --
ran thus: "In loving memory of my father.
In its front was carved, or rather dug, an inscription
All the six drawers were alike occupied by a collection of fossils, which (judging by the curious paper inscriptions
fixed on some of them) were associated with a past period of the Major's life when he had speculated, not very successfully in mines.
show that there was a temple of Apollo Delphinius (cp.
Sapsea's monument having had full time to settle and dry, let me take your opinion, as a man of taste, on the inscription
I have (as I before remarked, not without some little fever of the brow) drawn out for it.
Luker has himself personally identified the box, the seal, and the inscription
Disappointed thus far, I next looked attentively at the cross, and at the square block of marble below it, on which the inscription