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Famous Epitaphs

Here’s how to play…Identify these famous writers by the inscription on their tomb. Leave a comment with the # and the author and I’ll cross it off the list. No Googling, that’s cheating and no fun! If you know them all, please guess every one!!!! But also feel free to guess for fun  🙂

1. “I told you so, you damned fools.” –HG Wells

2. “Beren” –JRR Tolkien

3. “The only proof he needed for the existence of God was music.” — Kurt Vonnegut

4. “Quoth the Raven, Nevermore EDGAR ALLAN POE, Jason

5. “I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.” ROBERT FROST, Dave

6. “Called Back” — Emily Dickinson

7. “The Stone the Builders Rejected” –Jack London

8. “Don’t Try” — Charles Bukowski

9. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” — F Scott Fitzgerald

10. “And alien tears will fill for him, Pity’s long, unbroken urn. For his mourners will be outcast men, And outcasts always mourn.” — Oscar Wilde

June 25, 2008 - Posted by | Quizzes | , , ,


  1. #4 is Edgar Allen Poe

    Comment by Blog Admirer | June 25, 2008 | Reply

  2. No. 5 is Frost I think.

    Comment by Dave Walter | July 1, 2008 | Reply

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