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From: "Richard Callard" <>
Subject: RE: Inscription
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 09:43:42 -0700
I doubt if the you will be able to find the author. Many grave inscriptions
are by minor poets. Do we know who wrote that greeting card you got last
week? Don't worry the main thing is that you found your Great grandmother's
From: Yvonne Haggett [mailto:]
Sent: Monday, April 17, 2000 3:54 PM
Subject: Re: Inscription
I could not find the quotation in my dictionary of quotations, but it sounds
like the verse of a hymn. Unfortunately, I don't think it's a hymn I've
ever sung. If you know to what religious denomination your g grandmother
belonged, it may point you towards the right hymn book.
>The following is an inscription on my Great grandmother's grave. Does
>know where it is taken from?
>"In that beautiful land on the faraway strand
>No storm with their blasts ever frown.
>The streets I am told are paved with pure gold
>And the sun it shall never go down".