Contains all that was mortal
Of a young English poet
Who on his Death-bed
In the bitterness of his heart
At the malicious power of his enemies
Desired these words to be engraven on his tomb stone
Here lies one whose name was writ in water
John Keats, poet (1795 - 1821)
To strive, to seek,
and not to
yield. Capt. R.F. Scott R.N. (Scott of the Antartic) (1868 - 1912)
From the poem 'Ulysses' by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Good friend for Jesus' sake forbeare
To dig the dust enclosed here
Blest be the man that spares these stones
and curs'd be he that moves my bones William Shakespeare, poet and playwright (baptized 26th April, 1564 - 1616)
He is believed to have written the epitaph that appears on his tomb in the Holy Trinity Church, Stratford upon Avon.
The best is yet to come. Frank Sinatra, American singer (1915 - 1998)
No greater friend, no worse enemy Lucius Cornelius Sulla, Roman general and dictator (138BC - 78BC)
Against you I will fling myself,
Unvanquished and unyielding, O
Virginia Woolf, novelist and essayist (1882 - 1941)
From her 1931 novel, 'The Waves.'
Lector, si monumentum requires circumspice.
Sir Christopher Wren, architect (1632 - 1723)
Translation from the Latin: Reader, if you seek his monument look around.
He is buried in St. Paul's Cathedral, his most famous building.