THE MEMORY OF
MARGARET WHITE, WIFE OF
JAMES HOUSTON, FARMER FREELAND
WHO DIED 9TH FEBy 1861
AGED 39 YEARS
DIED AT WEST CRAIGENFEOCH
26TH AUGUST 1892 AGED 88 YEARS
I leave the world without a tear
Save for the friend I held so dear.
To heal their sorrows Lord descend
And to the friendless prove a friend.
Verse from “THE HOUR OF MY DEPARTURE’S COME”
the Scottish Translations and Paraphrases, 1781