- It was with a heavy heart that she and Alexander anointed the tombstone; and while Melissa uplifted her hands in prayer, the painter stood in silence, his eyes fixed on the ground. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- Lyon permitted the captain to draw him away to a little distance, where they both sat down side by side, on a fallen tombstone. - "Cruel As The Grave", Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
- 177; sonnet " On the Inscription, Keats' Tombstone," p. - "Life of John Keats", William Michael Rossetti.