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Oh Henry!!!!

Posted by Lotg on September 30, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Glisters! Glisters! posted by Henry on September 22, 2003

: : : : I prefer the reverse: All that is gold does not glitter
: : : : ,every silver lining has a cloud, MY FAV: when one door closes another door shuts. Now is the millisecond between the past and the future but its all you've got.

: : : From Shakespeare's 'Merchant Of Venice' Act II scene 7: The Prince chooses the gold casket with the inscription, "Who chooseth me shall gain what many men desire." As he opens the casket, he finds a skeleton's head with a message in its eye socket. It reads, "All that glistens is not gold.

: : Glisters! Glisters!

: All that is gold does not glitter,
: Not all those who wander are lost;
: The old that is strong does not wither,
: Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
: From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
: A light from the shadows shall spring;
: Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
: The crownless again shall be king.

: -- J.R.R. Tolkien (from 'The Lord of the Rings')

"I prefer the reverse: All that is gold does not glitter
: : : ,every silver lining has a cloud, MY FAV: when one door closes another door shuts. Now is the millisecond between the past and the future but its all you've got." - Oh Henry - what a cheery fellow you are. I suppose your take could be perceived as clever, but only on very very dull day after the wine ran out!!!!!