Archive for October 17th, 2011

Perkins Monument

Just below the feet of the statue on the Perkins’ monument, the words “the memory of the just is blessed” serve as an epitaph for the family. The full Bible verse (in the King James version at least) is Proverbs 10:7 and reads “The memory of the just is blessed, but the name of the wicked shall rot.” It’s a fairly common epitaph in cemeteries, thought not always so artfully rendered as it is here.

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