Thesaurus / memento mori
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With their legend "Memento Mori" they were simply reminders of Death in the abstract.

JewelleryH. Clifford Smith,

An aged monk on crutches, possibly the Saint Macarius, points to this memento mori.

Franz LisztJames Huneker

Now, Nietzsche voiced the revolt of those temperaments whose ears were attuned rather to "Memento vivere" than "Memento mori."

ModernitiesHorace Barnett Samuel

And the Memento Mori of later centuries had its raison d'être.

H. R.Edwin Lefevre

It would be novel, economical, and moral; a kind of memento mori—a death's head at the feast!

A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)Frances Eleanor Trollope

Royalty has always its memento mori, no doubt, but not always under the same forms.

On the face of a rich man's heir is written the rich man's memento mori!

Night and Morning, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

His mighty body was left as a memento mori to the valiant bull who succeeded him in the affections of his widows and offspring.

No article of decoration has been more extensively used as a "Memento Mori" or for memorial purposes than the finger ring.

JewelleryH. Clifford Smith,

At one corner, as a last touch of memento mori, an Indian was offering candy coffins, which seemed to have quite a run.

Diplomatic DaysEdith O'Shaughnessy

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