Running a cemetery isjust like being President: you got a lot of people under
you and nobody's listening. Anonymous Quoted by Bill
Father declared he was going to buya new plot in the cemetery, a
plot all for himself.'And I'll buy one on a corner,' he
added triumphantly,'where I can get out.' Clarence Shepard Day Life With Father, penultimate paragraph.
Dans les villes
actuelles, le seul lieu,he las encore vers la pe riphe rieo
u' un the a" tre pourrait e" tre construit, c'est le cimetie' re. In today's cities,
the only placeunfortunately on the outskirtsto
construct a theatre is a cemetery. Jean Genet L'EŁ trange Mort d'
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and
happiness they might originally project, have
invariably recognized it among their earliest practical
necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a
cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison. Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter, ch.1.
Give me your arm, old toad; Help me down Cemetery Road.
Philip Arthur Larkin 'Toads Revisited'.
The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and
daisies. It might make one in love with
death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet
a place. Percy Bysshe Shelley Adonais, preface.
Science is a cemetery of dead ideas. Miguel de Unamuno TheTragic Sense of Life (translated by P