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"Hige sceal þe heardra, heorte þe cenre, mod sceal þe mare, þe ure mægen lytlað…"
These are the times that try men's souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
Oops... I'm guilty of referring to "Class III weaponry" from time to time.Duly noted, and chastened. Thank'ee Tam...
Thanks for the reminder!
In my grandparents' day, students had to memorize chunks of it in school. In my parents' day, kids might have been made to read some important paragraphs. When I was in school, the openning paragraph, its most famous passage, was used as a typing exercise.When my daughter (2.5 years old) is in school, they would probably punish her for quoting it...
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