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John Morison the father, and Isaac the son, are both buried at this
tomb. Both rich in wealth, and honours of the town, With issue; to
their glory and renoun. In wisdom great, they spent their passing
days, Holy at death, to their immortal praise. Son, youth and
baillie twice, went off the stage; The father full of honours and
of age. Here lyeth Harie Morison, youngest son to John Morison; he
was baillie of this burgh; died the 1 August 1623, the 39 year of
his age. Parallel with that of Harie Moreson Southward: Here also
lyeth Sir John Morison Knight, oye to the said John, and son to the
said Isaac. He died the 29 year of his age, the 6 of July 1625. At
the foot Southward, on a long stone: Hie jacet honorabilis vir
Magister Alexander More- son de Prestoungrange, unus Senatorum
supremi senatus qui obiit 20 Septemb. Anno Dom. 1631. setatis suae
52. Here lyes an honourable man, Mr. Alexander Moreson of
Prestoungrange, one of the Senators of the College of Justice, who
died as above. LAING'S Monument, MIL. 1614. Quam natura dedit,
mortali corpore clauso, Dum spes exilii sustinet una moras, Vita
fuit; nee vita fuit: mors, nescia mortis, h Posse dedit vita jam
meliore frui. The life, me nature gave, while pent in clay, Hopes
of escape supporting the delay, It was (ft life: death, ignorant of
death, To me a life far better did bequeath. MR, GEORGE STUART'S
Monument. It is a stone, made like a letterin, sloping at each end.
On the top is written, G. S. died the 24 March 1618. Underneath, on
the north-side, is written, Sacrae hie conduntur reliquise
perennantis famae D. Margaretae Somervel, conjugis quondam
lectissimae ac dilectissimae D. Georgii Stuart, in suprema curia
advo- cati, quae corporis ergastulo faeliciter emancipata est,
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