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William Shakespeare
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The original inscription on Shakespeare's grave. He knew of the practice of recycling burial spaces within the church, and was clearly not happy with it. The door to the former charnel house, where exhumed old bones were unceremoniously tossed, was just a few feet from where he was interred.

Detail of 2013 photograph by Tom Reedy, issued on Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
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4/18/2014
 
 

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