All this happened, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much true.
~ Wednesday, July 25 ~
THE SHOEMAKER’S HOLIDAY An Elizabethan comedy by Thomas Dekker, presented by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania, in the Botanical Gardens of the University May 15th, 16th, and 17th, 1912.
“The baited bear. Tied to the stake. Its dirty coat needs brushing. Dried mud and spume. Pale dust. Big clumsy fists. Men bringing dogs through the gate. Leather collars with spikes. Loose them and...”