There was a burying-ground
over by the Norwegian church, west of Squaw Creek; perhaps the Norwegians would take Mr.
We entered this haven through a wicket-gate, and were disgorged by an introductory passage into a melancholy little square that looked to me like a flat burying-ground
. I thought it had the most dismal trees in it, and the most dismal sparrows, and the most dismal cats, and the most dismal houses (in number half a dozen or so), that I had ever seen.
One of our pleasantest visits was to Pere la Chaise, the national burying-ground
of France, the honored resting-place of some of her greatest and best children, the last home of scores of illustrious men and women who were born to no titles, but achieved fame by their own energy and their own genius.
His servants who accompanied him brought him to the house of the friend with whom he had resolved to stay until his departure for Europe in a state of delirium; and it was thought for many, many days that he would never travel farther than the burying-ground
of the church of St.
Not long since I read his epitaph in the old Lincoln burying-ground
, a little on one side, near the unmarked graves of some British grenadiers who fell in the retreat from Concord -- where he is styled "Sippio Brister" -- Scipio Africanus he had some title to be called -- "a man of color," as if he were discolored.
There isn't such a burying-ground
in all London as that little one on the other side of the square--there are counting-houses all round it, and if you go in there, on a fine day, you can see the books and safes through the open windows.
Tiresome old burying-grounds
! Isises, and Ibises, and Cheopses, and Pharaohses; who cares about them?