This young girl kept a scrap-book when she was alive, and used to paste obituaries and accidents and cases of patient suffering in it out of the Presbyterian Observer, and write poetry after them out of her own head.
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One Saturday Mrs. E.C.B. stalked into the office with an effusion Mr. Underwood said he refused to disgrace the Tribune with: it was a cow obituary in verse, beginning: 0 kine no longer mine With those big brown eyes of thine…. and containing grave breaches of Christian philosophy.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
Trish was mentioned in her mother’s obituary from three years ago.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory