Thursday, July 16, 2009

Today in 1953: Death of Belloc

Epigram "On His Books" published in Sonnets & Verse:
When I am dead, I hope it may be said:
"His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."


2 comments:

Bob Cook said...

check out http://www.loomebooks.com/loome.cfm?PageID=5000 Their latest catalog highlights several Belloc books. In case you didn't get their e-mail.

Hans-Georg Lundahl said...

14 july: fall of Bastille
15 july: First crusade takes Jerusalem
16 july: demise of Belloc (memory eternal)
17 july:

Louis XVI authorises destruction of Bastille

Nicolas II is martyred with Russian imperial family