St. Crispin’s Day

“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.
For he today that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition.”

Henry V, William Shakespeare

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2 responses to “St. Crispin’s Day

  1. When I read this to my 3-year-old, he said “That’s silly. That’s a nonsense nursery rhyme.”

  2. John Barthold

    These passages from Shakespeare ring so true for veterans of all conflicts over time

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