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9 Undertakers Quotes

There was a man bespake a think, Which when the owner home did bring, He that made it did refuse it: And he that brought it would not use it, And he that hath it doth now know Whether he hath it yea or no.

Sir John Davies Quotes , Source: Riddle upon a Coffin

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Ye undertakers, tell us, 'Midst all the gorgeous figures you exhibit, Why is the principal conceal'd, for which You make this mighty stir?

Robert Blair Quotes , Source: The Grave (l. 170)

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Why is the hearse with scutcheons blazon'd round, And with the nodding plume of ostrich crown'd? No; the dead know it not, nor profit gain; It only serves to prove the living vain.

John Gay Quotes , Source: Trivia (bk. III, l. 231)

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Diaulus, lately a doctor, is now an undertaker' what he does as an undertaker, he used to do also as a doctor.

Marcus Valerius Martial Quotes , Source: Epigrams (bk. I, ep. 47)

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There's a grim one-horse hearse in a jolly round trot; To the churchyear a pauper is going I wot; The road it is rough, and the hearse has no springs, And hark to the dirge that the sad driver sings-- Rattle his bones over the stones, He's only a pauper whom nobody owns.

Thomas Noel Quotes , Source: The Pauper's Drive

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The houses he makes last till doomsday.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Clown at V, i)

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Let us endeavor to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain Quotes

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Showing up at school already able to read is like showing up at the undertaker's already embalmed: people start worrying about being put out of their jobs.

Florence King Quotes

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FUNERAL, n. A pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker, and strengthen our grief by an expenditure that deepens our groans and doubles our tears.

Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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