memento mori

[ muh-men-toh mawr-ahy, mohr-ahy, mawr-ee, mohr-ee; for 1 also Latin me-men-toh moh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF memento mori

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

His memento mori was in his bed-chamber, and sat by him at his frugal meal.

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

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

The place is too modern for memento mori and the hour-glass and the skull.

Of the order of St. Paul, or memento mori, which died in France in the seventeenth century.

There is a series of songs in his collection which might be respectively entitled 'Memento mori' and 'Memento vivere.'

There is no memento mori here; rather a memento vivere; rich instincts call for much living.

Why, one might as well talk of a laughing death's-head,—the cachinnation of a monk's memento mori.

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

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