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Inscriptions

Epitaphs

"Skegness is so bracing": epitaph (on grave in Jersey) to Click to show or hide the answer
"Workers of all lands unite": on the tomb of Click to show or hide the answer
"Hereabouts died a very gallant gentleman": epitaph to Click to show or hide the answer
"Good frend for Iesvs sake forbeare, / To digg the dvst encloased heare. / Bleste be ye man [that] spares thes stones, / And cvrst be he [that] moves my bones.": found on the grave of Click to show or hide the answer
'Born January 27 1850 / Died April 15 1912 / Bequeathing to his countrymen the memory and example of a great heart / a brave life and a heroic death / "Be British"': on a memorial to Click to show or hide the answer
"Reunitey in the heavenly–bode – Deep Joy!" (at Long Buckby, near his home town of Daventry, Northants – buried alongside his wife Frances, who predeceased him by 8 years) Click to show or hide the answer
"Lector, si monumentum requiris, circumspice" (Reader, if you seek [his] monument, look around [you]): epitaph (in his most famous work) to Click to show or hide the answer

Coins

Decus et tutamen (ornament and protection) Click to show or hide the answer
Pleidiol wyf I'm Gwlad (freedom always in my homeland) Click to show or hide the answer
Standing on the shoulders of giants Click to show or hide the answer

Places

"Arbeit macht frei" (work makes free): on the gates of Click to show or hide the answer
"Out of the strong came forth sweetness" Click to show or hide the answer
"Defend the children of the poor, and punish the wrongdoer": above the entrance to Click to show or hide the answer
"We came in peace for all mankind": on a plaque that was left Click to show or hide the answer
Colossus: "Give me your tired, your poor, / Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free" Click to show or hide the answer
"They buried him among the kings because he had done good toward God and toward his house" Click to show or hide the answer
"Remember Winston Churchill": on a slab of marble on the floor of Click to show or hide the answer
"If you can meet with trimph and disaster / And treat those two impostors just the same" (lines from Kipling's If): in the tunnel, at the players' entrance to (world–famous sporting venue) Click to show or hide the answer

© Haydn Thompson 2017