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Epitaphs of Some Famous People
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It's a Chinese tradition to honor deceased relatives on Tomb Sweeping Day, which falls on April 5. As the day approaches, let's see the epitaphs of some famous people .

 

William Shakespeare

Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbear, to dig the dust enclosed here.

Blessed be the man that spares these stones, and cursed be he that moves my bones.

George Bernard Shaw

I knew if I stayed around long enough, something like this would happen

 

Henri Rousseau

Here rests the man of truth and nature

 

William Butler Yeats

Cast a cold eye On life On death

Horseman pass by

Nie Er

My ears like a shell and thought waves of sea.

Winston Churchill

I am ready to meat my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me

is another matter.

Stendhal

He lived, he wrote, he lived.

Jack London

The Stones the Builders Rejected

 

(Editor: Shi Qinghe Source: China Daily)

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