July 30, 2012

No Surrender - The Hollow Crown: Henry V

You want to insult somebody and boast?  Tell him you're gonna take his coat.
And my poor soldiers tell me, yet ere night
They'll be in fresher robes; or they will pluck
The gay new coats o'er the French soldiers' heads,
And turn them out of service.
–William Shakespeare, Henry V, Act IV, scene III

And here is a gratuitous Shakespeare clip, just because the music is good, the modern setting is cool, and it's so fun to identify the characters:

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