"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."

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Sunday Reflection

A week of Carols begins with the voice of a young boy:


  1. That wonderful moment, just after the time signal on Radio 4, when the treble begins to sing 'Once in Royal...' has to be one of the high spots of the year; Christmas, the real thing, is here, and for an hour or two, the mundane is forgotten over a glass of port and the first mince pie.

    Priceless, timeless, English.

    Thank you and a Merry Christmas, CE.

  2. And a wonderful Christmas to you too, Opsimath and thank you for dropping by to read the posts and enjoy the music.


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