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memorial stone, memorial tablet

A stone or tablet set up, or placed on or in a wall, to commemorate some person or event.
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Another important inscriptional source is Sheshan Qixiasi Mingzhengjun Bei [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (A Memorial Tablet for Ming Zhengjun [Ming Sengshao] of the Qixia Temple at She Mountain), dating to 676 in the Tang dynasty (618-907).
The issue was an acute one, not only because the British state was still in the process of formation--the Irish Act of Union received Royal assent in the very month in which, according to the memorial tablet, the temple was constructed, August 1800, and the Scottish Act of Union was less than a century old--but also because the British state was at this time engaged in a continental war which was helping to define, and being used to define, what it was to be British.
There is pleasure in noting that, though life estranged them, death partly reconciled them: Stanford now reposes in Westminster Abbey, where Elgar has a memorial tablet.
A memorial tablet placed in the Royal Mausoleum at Frogmore made him the only non-member of the family to be so honoured.
On the memorial tablet to him were inscribed words which he had himself chosen: "Ex Umbris et Imaginibus in Veritatem"--"Out of Shadows and Shades into Truth."
For a charge of pounds 120, Sekise will add a sealed capsule containing a DNA sample to the ihai-the lacquered wood Buddhist memorial tablet.
Reiko Hakogi, 61, put a Buddhist memorial tablet for her deceased husband on a wardrobe as soon as she entered her housing unit.
One memorial tablet was erected in memory of priests "who voluntarily ministered to the typhus stricken emigrants." Another monument, with a particular political agenda, speaks of "thousands of Irish emigrants who, to preserve the faith, suffered hunger and exile in 1847-48, and stricken with fever ended here their sorrowful pilgrimage." The year 1847 was known as a "black year," when thousands of immigrants died at sea and more than 5,000 were buried on Grosse Ile.
A group of Kyrgyz alpinists climbed the nameless summit of Kabardino-Balkaria where they installed a memorial tablet with the name of the Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov, said alpinists at the press conference in Bishkek.
The Newcastle Weekly Chronicle reported: "At the Miners Hall, Washington, on Saturday night, a large audience assembled at the unveiling of a memorial tablet in memory of the men of the F Pit Lodge Durham Miners' Association who died in the war.
Nathaniel Thayer - who led the congregation of the First Church of Christ on the Town Green for 47 years - stipulated that the library would include a memorial tablet to the war dead, made from pure white marble and bearing gold lettering with the names of the honored dead, "so that every youth coming for a book should have the memorial with its lesson always before him."

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