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or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the
original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not
illustrated. Excerpt: ... (defaced) under niches of Grecian
architecture, and two others below concealed by pews. Along the
frieze is the following inscription (in capitals): "Here Iyeth
Henry Poole, esqvier, who dyed the 28th daye of Marche, A- D'ni
1580.' These notes were taken October 12, 1810. William Hamper.
Eartham. 1799, Part I., p. 13.] Your classical friends will be,
doubtless, much gratified by your presenting to them the following
very elegant inscriptions from the church of Eartham in Sussex: 1.
On a monument bearing the arms of Hayley and Yates: "Juxta hoc
marmor requiescit cum filio infante Thomas Hayley, armiger, vii
liberalis admodum et benevolus his, quos in vita ficiissime
colebat. In sepulchre iterum adjuncta est Maria Hayley, uxor
inculpabilis, parens atnantissima. Hoc qualicunque momimentum
patri, quern parvulus amurit, et matri, quae vidua infantibus
solicit semper invigilans, utriusque parentis officio fungebatur,
filius consecravit, filius, quern solum ilia superstilem vucentral
totis animoque amplexa fovebat, 1775." 2. On a gravestone in the
churchyard: "To William Bryant, clerk of this parish, aged 91, and
Anne, his wife, aged 92, this stone was raised by the contribution
of their children and grandchildren, 1779." Verses omitted.] 3. On
a gravestone: "In memory of Mary, late wife of John Bayley, who
died July 24, 1772, aged 39 years." Verses omitted.] 4. On a
gravestone: "Frances Kent, died October 28, 1777, aged 19." Verses
omitted.] The church consists of a small nave and north aisles
unceiled, and a chancel very neatly fitted up and ceiled by Mr.
Hayley, whose gardens join the churchyard. The entrance is by a
Saxon arch supported on each side by a pillar of ancient masonry.
In a small wooden turret are three bells. M. Green. 1824, Part
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||246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
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