why not come up a bit in time and read George Herbert's "Sweet day, so calm,
so fair, so bright...? if I recall it aright? Wedding of earth and sky,
etc. He's your poet...
On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 2:59 AM, frankclancy <clancyfrank@...>wrote:
> Dear Jack, Victor and all - thank you for your help. My niece asked me to
> read something at her wedding and I had some lovely ideas. However, my
> sister-in-law warned me to behave. As a result, my first ideas had to be
> discarded - alas!! My sister-in-law is a sweet person but she has a temper
> and I had no wish to watch certain softer parts of anatomy slowly
> dismembered! gad!! It is all very well for preachers to talk about "fear and
> trembling unto the Lord" but they never met my sister-in-law!!! I shall have
> to remember not to include the exact details of the original ritual. Once
> again - thanks.
> Frank Clancy
Professor of English & Modern Literature, UCLA
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