Funny Scottish Epitaphs – the laird

Headstone to James Grieve, Laird of Boghead, Tarbolton:

Here lies Boghead amang the dead,

In hopes to get salvation;

But if such as he in Heav’n may be,

Then welcome, hail! damnation.

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

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