Countess of Lincoln

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    And tell so readily, he knoweth well
    How ev’ry star by proper name to call?
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm CXLVII (Paraphrased by The Countess of Pembroke)

    And, once more let me tell you, it is indispensable to you that you strike a blow. I am powerless to help this.
    —Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    Poor Henry, he’s spending eternity wandering round and round a stately park and the fence is just too high for him to peep over and they’re having tea just too far away for him to hear what the countess is saying.
    W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1966)