William Shakespeare, “The current that with gentle murmur glides”

May 25, 2013

The current that with gentle murmur glides
Thou knowest, being stopped, impatiently doth rage;
But when his fair course is not hindered
He makes sweet music with th’ enamelled stones,
Giving a gentle kiss at every sedge
He overtaketh in his pilgrimage.

– William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona

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About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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