memorial-stone love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as corner-stone, 1.


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  • I chose this spot for D — 's burial-place, and she was laid there; and I intended to put a memorial-stone over it, having it originally only turfed over and hedged around with sweetbrier.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • There was one long hill which damped our spirits, and made us give up the idea of catching the train; and here our driver came to the rescue with what sounded at first like a promising story -- the only one we extracted from him all through the day -- _à propos_ of a memorial-stone on the road-side, where a man had lately been killed by two bears; but, when we came to examine into it, the romance vanished, for the man was a brewer's waggoner with a dray of beer, and the bears were tame bears, led in a string, which frightened the brewer's horses, and so the man was killed.

    Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland

  • Samuel commemorated this signal victory by erecting a memorial-stone, which he called "Ebenezer" (q.v.), saying, "Hitherto hath the Lord helped us" (1 Sam.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

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