- n. Plural form of epitaph.
“-- A name for the grave, which appears frequently in Latin epitaphs, viz., _domus aeterna_ (or _aeternalis_) is undoubtedly also of Egyptian importation.”
“He had small Latin and less Greek, and (in the same spirit) he has never been commemorated in Latin epitaphs or Greek marble.”
“Instead, she managed to somewhat deftly steer the subject over to the idea of epitaphs.”
“Motivated by a drive to explore the depths of space and recover mysterious artifacts called epitaphs, the party sets out to do battle against dangerous space pirates and other unsavory forces in their search for the relics.”
“When thinking about characters Andrew said he enjoys returning to The Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Less Masters, which is a collection of post-mortem autobiographical "epitaphs" of 244 former citizens of a fictional town in Illinois.”
“I would also remind those insistent upon denigrating Native Americans in the name of sports teams that the year is 2012 and racial epitaphs that rang across America for more than 500 years are now passé and in continuing this archaic practice, they are also denigrating themselves.”
“Even racial, ethnic, sexist and homophobic epitaphs have their context.”
“You could see epitaphs such as “Earth Sucks” scrawled along the walls of the Galactica.”
“He was such a believable model of Aryan perfection: too handsome and blond and blue-eyed to be naturally occurring, versed in chess, molecular biology and literature, and fond of reciting poetic epitaphs to himself.”
“On the floor you read, as if they were epitaphs, illuminated transcriptions of snippets from postcards, letters, diaries—some of which reached their intended recipients, others of which were recovered miraculously after the war.”
Looking for tweets for epitaphs.