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To all the world, - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
To all the world,

one can say only, Ha’makom yenahem etkhem betokh she’ar avelei Tziyonvi’Yerushalayim.

That there are mourners to mourn in Zion is specially the legacy of one of the greatest men ever to live, whom we mourn this day: Sir Nicholas Winton MBE.

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froganon From: froganon Date: July 2nd, 2015 03:58 am (UTC) (Link)

A great man, may he rest in peace.
wemyss From: wemyss Date: July 2nd, 2015 05:32 pm (UTC) (Link)


And amen.
blamebrampton From: blamebrampton Date: July 2nd, 2015 12:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
I saw his death noted on Twitter this morning, then couldn't understand why it wasn't the leading item in the news. A life very well lived!
wemyss From: wemyss Date: July 2nd, 2015 05:33 pm (UTC) (Link)


And of course - w/ hon. exceptions such as MSP - the Yanks, being utterly provincial, have yet to twig, most of them. There is nothing worse than a provincial and small-minded and self-obsessed empire.
muuranker From: muuranker Date: July 2nd, 2015 08:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank you for sharing this.
wemyss From: wemyss Date: July 4th, 2015 02:35 pm (UTC) (Link)

Oh, not at all.

How could one not?
shezan From: shezan Date: July 14th, 2015 09:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't catch up enough on LJ (am currently going back a month) but this and your other posts are, as usual, wonderful and timely.
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