18th May, 2020 – When in Disgrace with Fortune
When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes,/ I all alone beweep my outcast state...
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Hello from Suffolk. Here's five minutes of civilised calm recorded in the peace of the English countryside. With a sonnet by William Shakespeare.
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On this day: 18 May 1742, Lionel Lukin, inventor of the "unsinkable" lifeboat born in Great Dunmow, Essex
On this day: 18 May 1830, Edwin Beard Budding, inventor of the lawnmower, goes into business with John Ferrabee in Stroud, Gloucestershire to produce lawnmowers commercially
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