"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

An Indulgence For Silly Week

Give the caffeine a miss and kick off the day with a reel instead:

2 comments:

  1. Oh GV, what a delight on an overcast day, but I see the sun peeking through now. :)

    He was one of the last of a generation of Scots who knew the meaning of the word entertainment.

    I'm showing my age now!

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  2. My uncle was forever singing Harry Lauder songs and New Year's Eve was a very Scottish occasion in our part of Yorkshire SR.

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