Jealousy, betrayal, revenge,
Royal crumpets and jam
On display in a play
In what the critics call
Fun for the whole fam
And all wrapped up
like nothing you’ve ever seen
Staged in a comedy for the queen
1597: William Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance
What a cruel thing war is… to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.1861: Robert E. Lee named commander of Virginia Confederate forces (US Civil War)
1984: AIDS-virus identified as HTLV-III (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
75.7 million [55.9 million–100 million] people have become infected with HIV since the start of the epidemic.
32.7 million [24.8 million–42.2 million] people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the epidemic.
What is known
In the here and now
Is an infinitesimal fraction
We search out
The future and past
Are held in the stars
2009: Gamma ray burst (GRB) 090423 is observed for 10 seconds, the most distant object of any kind and also the oldest known object in the universe
2015: Wine merchant William Sokolin breaks a bottle of 1787 Château Margaux, (showing off) possibly belonging to Thomas Jefferson, worth $500,000 at the Four Seasons restaurant in New York.
11 Facts about Château Margaux
There’s no baby!
What do you mean?
Exactly that. I don’t know how to explain it. I can’t see a baby.
It can’t be a phantom pregnancy. The heartbeat is on the monitor.
Well, I can’t see it!
The story of John Cena’s birth.
As in the eye of Nature he has lived, So in the eye of Nature let him die!William Wordsworth
4.7.1770 ~ 4.23.1850
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