We've been reading through The Christian Almanac at the dinner table this year and enjoying it very much. I could have included all sorts of quotes and bits, but this one, from Lord Byron, seemed particularly poignant this week. Perhaps I should read some more poetry ...
Linked to Wednesday with Words at Ordo-Amoris. Join us with a quote from your current read!There is the moral of all human tales;
'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past,
First Freedom, and then Glory-- when that fails,
Wealth, vice, corruption-- barbarism at last.
And History, with all her volumes vast,
Hath but one page