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  • Written on gravestones followed by the buried person's name.

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Examples

  • 3041: Pittifull sight, here lies the Countie slaine,

    Romeo and Juliet (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • The truth of it is, here lies the great difference between sincere believers and mere hypocrites: -- hypocrites assent unto the doctrine of the gospel, things touching the King, as true, but they never embrace them as good; their hearts and affections do not cleave unto them, as finding a real sweetness, excellency, and suitableness unto their wants in them: for no man esteems that to be good which is not suitable unto him.

    The Sermons of John Owen

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