In Memory of William Shakespeare

Christ of the Abyss by KittyTSs d3ljrpi

William Shakespeare died on April 23rd, 1616—400 years ago today. Herewith are a couple of experts from The Tempest, generally thought to be the last play he wrote alone.

ARIEL sings

Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth . . . → Read More: In Memory of William Shakespeare

Saint George

St George and the Dragon by Raphael

“St George and the Dragon” by Raphael (1483–1520)

Almighty God, who hast made us heirs of all the victories of faith: Arm us, like Saint George, with such trust in the truth that is invisible, that we may seek no rest from its demands, and have no fear in its service; through the same . . . → Read More: Saint George