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    reveal's Daily Trivia 6.19.17

    Who wrote the following epitaph for himself?

    GOOD FRIEND FOR IESVS SAKE FORBEARE TO DIGG THE DVST ENCLOASED HEARE BLESTe BE Ye MAN Yt SPARES THES STONES AND CVRST BE HE Yt MOVES MY BONES Answered

    William Shakespeare. It was common at the time for graves to be dug up, so Shakespeare was issuing a warning from beyond.
    Last edited by reveal; June 19th, 2017 at 04:11 PM.
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    Workman Publishing Company
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    William Shakespeare. It was common at the time for graves to be dug up, so Shakespeare was issuing a warning from beyond.
    If you participate in my Daily Trivia thread, do not look for the answer elsewhere and post it.

    Workman Publishing Company
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    212-254-5900 (phone)
    212-254-8098 (fax)
    info@workman.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by reveal View Post
    Correct!

    William Shakespeare. It was common at the time for graves to be dug up, so Shakespeare was issuing a warning from beyond.
    Didn't work. His grave has been burgled repeatedly. Probably was never even buried there in the first place.
    I wouldn't even censor you.

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