Saturday, April 23, 2016

Happy St. George's Day, 2016.

Charles Churchill (1731-1764), an English poet and satirist, (who, incidentally, was born on Vine Street, Westminster), wrote, "Be England what she will.  With all her faults, she is my country still."
Of course, I happen to be of the opinion that England doesn't have many faults.
Oh, and a happy 400th birthday to William Shakespeare!
Happy St. George's Day to my family, friends, and anyone who loves England as much as I do.
[Addendum: 23rd April 2016 was the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.]

6 comments:

Thud said...

400th death day...a bit macabre!

Vinogirl said...

Thud: I stand corrected: 452nd birthday and the 400th anniversary of his death.
"When the age is in, the wit is out."

Thud said...

mine left ages ago.

Vinogirl said...

Thud: Perhaps it is hanging out with mine, having a glass of wine somewhere!

Dennis Tsiorbas said...

"The best things (wine) carried to excess are wrong."

Vinogirl said...

NHW: More Charles Churchill. Very apropos, Dennis.