The sweet remembrance of the just Shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.
Psalm cxii. 6.
Note 1. With this ring I thee wed, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow.Book of Common Prayer, according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America. [back]
Note 2. This is derived from a Latin antiphon, said to have been composed by Notker, a monk of St. Gall, in 911, while watching some workmen building a bridge at Martinsbrücke, in peril of their lives. It forms the groundwork of Luthers antiphon De Morte. [back]