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WAR Hackettstown Centenary College 'DUX FEMINA FACTI' (Verg. Aen. 1.364)

Warren County, Hackettstown, Centenary College. Vergil, Aeneid 1.364

MER Princeton Univ Firestone Lib elevator 'SED ADHUC MEA MESSIS IN HERBA EST' ('ALDVS') (cf Ovid Heroides 17.263) photo from https://blogs.princeton.edu/graphicarts/notable_holdings/

Mercer County, Princeton, Firestone Library. ‘Sed nimium properas, et adhuc tua messis in herba est.’ Ovid, Heroides 17.263

OCE Tuckerton Old Methodist Cem? Ebenezer Tucker mon 1845 'Honor virtutis præmium'

Ocean County, Tuckerton, Ebenezer Tucker monument. ‘Honos … perpetuae virtutis est praemium.’ Cicero, Epistulae ad familiares 10.10.2

ESS E Orange Holy Sepulchre (west section) Raffaele Angelillo 1934 'MEMORIA EST THESAURUS OMNIUM RERUM ET CUSTOS' [cf. Cic. De Orat. 1.5] gml

Essex County, East Orange, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Tombstone of Raffaele Angelillo. ‘Quid dicam de thesauro rerum omnium, memoria? Quae nisi custos inventis cogitatisque rebus et verbis adhibeatur, intellegimus omnia.’ Cicero, De oratore 1.5.18

GLO Newfield Rose Hill Cem Andrew Chapman Judson 1960 'INTEGER VITAE SCELERISQUE PURUS' gml

Gloucester County, Newfield, Rose Hill Cemetery, Tombstone of Andrew Chapman Judson. Horace Odes 1.22.1

UNI Elizabeth 1st Presb Phebe Chandler 'Obiit' 1781 'Ann Ætat' 'Mense' 'Quando ullam invenies parem' cf. Hor. Od. 1.24.8 gml
Union County, Elizabeth, First Presbyterian Churchyard, Tombstone of Phebe Chandler. ‘Quando ullum inveniet parem?’ Horace, Odes 1.24.8

ESS Montclair Mt Hebron Cem Loder-Pease mon 'OMNIA ALIENA SVNT TEMPVS TANTVM NOSTRVM EST' (Seneca Ep ad Lucilium 1.1) gml

Essex County, Montclair, Mount Hebron Cemetery, Loder-Pease monument. ‘Omnia, Lucili, aliena sunt, tempus tantum nostrum est.’ Seneca, Epistulae morales 1.3

MER Princeton Alexander Hall 1894 'IN GLORIAM DEI INCREMENTVMQVE SCIENTIARVM ...' 'NIL DVLCIVS EST BENE QVAM MVNITA TENERE ...' (Lucretius 2)

Mercer County, Princeton, Alexander Hall. Lucretius, De rerum natura 2.7-8

MID Perth Amboy St Peter's Episc James Parker 1868 'CIVIS, SENATOR, MARITUS, PARENS, AMICUS, CUNCTIS VITÆ OFFICIIS ÆQUABILIS, OPUM CONTEMPTOR, RECTI PERVICAX, CONSTANS ADVERSUS METUS. ' gml (Tacitus Hist. 4.5)

Middlesex County, Perth Amboy, St. Peter’s Episcopal Churchyard, James Parker monument. ‘Civis, senator, maritus, gener, amicus, cunctis vitae officiis aequabilis, opum contemptor, recti pervicax, constans adversus metus.’ Tacitus, Historiae 4.5

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