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"OLD HUMPHREY'S" GRAVE.
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In Him confiding her blest soul resign'd Its fair frail tenement assur'd to find Increasing Beauty, Wisdom, Joy, and Love, In perfect human Form in worlds above.
Among other curious Christian names that of Everetta may be seen on two grave-stones. One tomb recalls the memory of A. W. Ticehurst, who perished in the foundering of the steamship " London," 5th June, 1866. His fate is recorded on the gravestone of his elder brother, F. P. Tice­hurst, who died at the age of 20, " after many years of severe suffering." Thus misfortune sometimes visits and revisits the same family, as we see further exemplified in another epitaph which records a double fatality :—
In memory of EDWARD ALLDREDGE,
who was Maliciously shot
April 23RD, 1806,
Aged 41 Years,
Also JAMES, the son of
Edward and Martha Alldredge,
died Feby. 6th, 1803. Aged 6 years.
Likewise EDWARD her son
who was accidently shot
May 13th, 1810. Aged 15 years.
A pleasant feature of English life is the faithful service that is rendered by those whose fortunes are cast in a humble mould, and who, perhaps
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