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headstone

The principal stone in a foundation, as the cornerstone of a building or the keystone of an arch.
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The two business partners manufacture and restore grave stones and want to use money received from the award to fund an initial project that will bring them more business, but also bring the two communities closer.
Pipe little worms on the gravel with the green chocolate icing, and decorate with the grave stone and green chocolate shards.
Thomas died in 1721 at the ripe old age of 69 and you can .nd his grave stone behind St Giles' Church.
The birth date on this grave stone is January 28, 1902.
The grave stone, a carved marble slab monument typical of the late Victorian and early Edwardian period, is placed as a separate piece on a small plinth with a ogee and bead profile (figure 5).
Playwright Sean O'Casey; WB Yeats, above, and his grave stone in Sligo, below; Wolfe Tone, above, and his grave in Co Kildare, below; Oscar Wilde, inset, and his tomb in Pere-Lachaise cemetry in Paris; Ray Bateson's new book
No one really knows what the average charge for a funeral in Japan is these days--the whole point, of course, for Kamm's crusade--but a TBS report in July 2004 reckoned that the average cost is about [yen]3.46 million, not including a grave stone, memorial and monk service.
DURING the New Year break I thought I would go and have a look at the recently installed grave stone honouring Tommy Marston, the decorated First World War Hero, and a truly magnificent one it is.
Later the Prince, paying his respects with a moment's silence and prayer inside the church, was shown an inscription of Shakespeare's grave stone which reads "cursed be he who moves my bones".
The students held a service at the cemetery, singing Silent Night and head girl Marianne Suddards laid a wreath at the grave stone of Captain Andrews.
He made one last request to his mother, Nicole Schmidt: "Mom, if I die, I want a grave stone with the club logo," reports Bild.
His poem is now on their grave stone and the TV crew went to Rhostyllen church yard to see the grave Penelope Keith has visited Erddig, with TV presenter Paul Martin, to film for a new TV series To the Manor Reborn.