I saw Eternity the other night, Like a great ring of pure and endless light.
All calm, as it was bright: and round beneath it , time in hours, days, years
driv’n by the spheres
Like a vast shadow mov’d :in which the world and all her train were hurl’d.
HENRY VAUGHAN [1622 – 1695]
“Let the boy win his spurs.” EDWARD lll [1312-1377]- TALKING ABOUT THE BLACK PRINCE DURING THE BATTLE OF CRECY 1346.