in Durness churchyard, Sutherland

Here doth lye the bodie

Of John Flye, who did die

By a stroke from a sky-rocket,

which hit him in the eye-socket.

Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers; Edinburgh, 1990

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