Brave Horatius – 16th April, 2021
And how can man die better / Than facing fearful odds, / For the ashes of his fathers, / And the temples of his Gods...
Hello from London. Here's five minutes of civilised calm recorded in East London as the capital starts to wake up. With a poem: an extract from Horatius by Lord Macaulay.
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From the show:
On this day: 16th April, 1953, the Queen launches the Royal Yacht, Britannia
On this day: 16th April, 1889, Charles Chaplin is born in Walworth, London
And if you need some music to wake you up – how about No I in Beer by Brad Paisley:
Opening/closing music courtesy of Chillhop: Philanthrope, Leavv - What Was Before https://chll.to/d6b0ec27
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