He has taken him into his peculiar protection.
The sea is his; its graves are all before him, and the forms which sleep there are as safe for the resurrection, as any that repose in the monumental tomb.
On the marble marked with the name of Mason will be found the following inscription:--
I am the resurrection, and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth, and believeth in me, shall never die.
Alfred Mason, born March 24, 1804Alfred Mason, born March 24, 1804, died April 12, 1828, at New York.
His remains were here deposited Nov., 1835.
James J. Mason, born June 13, 1806, married Jan. 22d, 1835, died June 13, 1835. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down; he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day.
The monuments of Howard, and of Cooke and Whitney, are among the last on this Avenue.
We copy the inscription of the former, though long, as an interesting illustra