death by pownie

Here lies a man o’ micht,

His name was Donald Downie:

He lost his life ae market nicht

By fa’in aff his pownie.

Aged 37 years

Cullen Graveyard, Banffshire

 

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

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: