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Once more unto the breach, dear friends
In 1414 a generation of English and Frenchmen had taken a twenty-six-year break from slaughtering each other. They were already seventy-seven years into the Hundred Years’ War (although the Hundred and Sixteen Years’ War would be more accurate), which could have been a few decades shorter had the young English king, Henry V, not turned down the French invitation to resolve their territorial differences. 765 more words
I am an overly emotional human. There, I said it.
I cried at the Bud Light commercial when the puppy befriends the horse. I cry when I watch engagement flash mobs on Youtube. 875 more words
“Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.” -William Shakespeare
So I opened with a Shakespeare quote. I’m not exactly sure what he means by it, as is true with almost all of the Shakespeare I’ve ever read, but he’s probably onto something that transcends time in its depiction of the human condition. 370 more words