Do you suppose that that poor fellow there, who this moment perhaps caught by the whale-line off the coast of New Guinea, is being carried down to the bottom of the sea by the sounding leviathan—do you suppose that that poor fellow’s name will appear in the newspaper obituary you will read to-morrow at your breakfast?
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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