Funny Scottish Epitaphs: game in heaven

Here David Forrest’s corpse asleep does lye

His soul with Christ enjoys tranquility,

A famous fowler on earth was he

And for the snare shall last his memory.

His years were 65 – now he doth sing

Glory to those Heavens, where

Rowth of game doth spring.

Raymon Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs, Edinburgh, Chambers, 1990

Headstone in Cupar, Fife

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