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#100th Episode Special: St. Crispin's Day Speech from Shakespeare's Henry V

100th Episode Celebration

The St. Crispin’s Day speech from Henry V

By William Shakespeare

King Henry V: What’s he that wishes so? My cousin Westmoreland? No, my fair cousin: If we are mark’d to die, we are enow To do our country loss; and if to live, The fewer men, the greater share of honour. God’s will! I pray thee, wish not one man more. By Jove, I am not covetous for gold, Nor care I who doth feed upon my cost; It yearns me not if men my garments wear; Such outward things dwell not in my desires: But if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending soul alive. No, faith, my coz, wish not a man from England: God’s peace! I would not lose so great an honour As one man more, methinks, would share from me For the best hope I have. O, do not wish one more! Rather proclaim it, Westmoreland, through my host, That he which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart; his passport shall be made And crowns for convoy put into his purse: We would not die in that man’s company That fears his fellowship to die with us. This day is called the feast of Crispian: He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when the day is named, And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours, And say ‘To-morrow is Saint Crispian:’ Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars. And say ‘These wounds I had on Crispin’s day.’ Old men forget: yet all shall be forgot, But he’ll remember with advantages What feats he did that day: then shall our names. Familiar in his mouth as household words Harry the king, Bedford and Exeter, Warwick and Talbot, Salisbury and Gloucester, Be in their flowing cups freshly remember’d. This story shall the good man teach his son; And Crispin Crispian shall ne’er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remember’d; We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile, This day shall gentle his condition: And gentlemen in England now a-bed Shall think themselves accursed they were not here, And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks That fought with us upon Saint Crispin’s day.

Henry V, Act 3 Scene 1.

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead. In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility: But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger; Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood, Disguise fair nature with hard-favour’d rage; Then lend the eye a terrible aspect; Let pry through the portage of the head Like the brass cannon; let the brow o’erwhelm it As fearfully as doth a galled rock O’erhang and jutty his confounded base, Swill’d with the wild and wasteful ocean. Now set the teeth and stretch the nostril wide, Hold hard the breath and bend up every spirit To his full height. On, on, you noblest English. Whose blood is fet from fathers of war-proof! Fathers that, like so many Alexanders, Have in these parts from morn till even fought And sheathed their swords for lack of argument: Dishonour not your mothers; now attest That those whom you call’d fathers did beget you. Be copy now to men of grosser blood, And teach them how to war. And you, good yeoman, Whose limbs were made in England, show us here The mettle of your pasture; let us swear That you are worth your breeding; which I doubt not; For there is none of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in your eyes. I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. The game’s afoot: Follow your spirit, and upon this charge Cry ‘God for Harry, England, and Saint George!’

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#99 Crafting the Perfect Movie Villain

Classic Film Ideology Podcast

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#98 Buried Treasure at the Alamo

The Newton Boy's Lost Loot

In which the infamous Newton gang of Uvalde Texas bury their ill gotten gains at the Alamo.

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#97 Does Starbucks Know the Cappuccino Was Invented by a Saintly Warrior Monk?

Many are familiar with the iconic drink, the cappuccino, which consists of coffee and frothed milk. However, few are aware of the drink’s Catholic origin attributed to Blessed Marco d’Aviano, a Capuchin friar from Venice.

Share the article: https://tfpstudentaction.org/blog/cappuccino-coffee-was-invented-by-a-saintly-warrior-monk

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Attributions:

  1. Hurdy Gurdy Music V Chistom Poliushke Bely Lion/Otdavali Molodu Na Chuzhuiu Storonu/Hurdy-Gurdy & Arrangement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yidAyipuJ9c by Andrey Vinogradov -- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHXabV5Rpb189xfscq-zq7Q

  2. SFX MEDIEVAL BRUTAL SIEGE BATTLE SOUND EFFECT HD 2019 Japanese War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Tl1T82cRyM by TopBestArt -- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjN97uFvu91a5gBEq2O4UPw

  3. Crusade - Video Classica by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100884 Artist: http://incompetech.com/

  4. Harp music mastered by Alvaro Zapata

#96 The Letter from Beyond

There's a treat for those who make it through to the end.

Watch the video by America Needs Fatima: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE66sjRUGPY

Read the article: https://www.americaneedsfatima.org/articles/a-letter-from-beyond

Forgive the bad audio mastering, it's not my production. Also, I would've left out some of the devil noises. But they did a pretty good job in every other respect. They got the point across.

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Music Attribution: "Erik Satie - Gnossienne No.1" Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klJwm-lrh4g Artist: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClO7sXrzvwMA-sY_-gQHtDQ

#95 The Legend of the Locket by Fr. Francis Finn

A true story whose ending will leave you in awe, and will inspire a renewed hope in the Heart of Jesus and His care for the least of His children.

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#94 A School Story by M.R. James

This masterful mystery by M.R. James, set in an old world British school setting, is a story that ought not to be listened to at night.

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#93 Terror in Australia - Choose Your Own Adventure - with Miss Retro Reads

Wait awaits us in Australia? Find out in this Choose Your Own Adventure, with special guest, Mary Anne Miller, of the Podcast, Miss Retro Reads.

If you'd like to be a guest on the next Choose Your Own Adventure, write me an email or leave me a voicemail below.

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#92 Diver Mauled by a Dinosaur -- Midnight Special

Of how a crocodile nearly took the life of a scuba diver merley minding his own business. Learn how to fend off these miserable creatures should the occasion arise by listening to this podcast.

A "midnight special" edition of the podcast is done late at night when I can't sleep, on the back porch with Griffin the dog. Special thanks to Genevieve Miller for the midnight special cover art.

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#91 Escape from Cuba on a Tire Raft

Listen to the insane story of how a Cuban couple escaped from Cuba in 1971 by paddling around for 12 days on a raft made out of tire inner tubes and burlap sacks...

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#89 Live-- House of Danger

A Choose Your Own Adventure

Watch livestream: https://youtu.be/GLBJj_TVrD8

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Comfortable Mystery Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

#88 The Red Room by H.G. Wells

What awaits our protagonist in the ancestral red room?

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#87 Midnight Special: Poems with Great Stories

10 Poems Everyone Should Know

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#86 Tales of the Texas Rangers

Coffee Jack Hayes and Frank Hamer

In this episode I sit down with a glass of whisky to read two incredible Texas Ranger tales to my Canadian friend, Mr. Joseph Gensens. He was impressed...

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#84 Kidnapping the Nazi General in Crete

The Fantastic Adventure by Greg Keeton

The plan to kidnap the German general was smoothly executed. But then two British officers fced the problem of how to escape with him from occupied Crete.

This story is absolutely true.

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#83 Midnight Special: Among the Shadows

Davenport's Story

The "Midnight Special" is a new segment where I read a story for the podcast in the middle of the night when I can't sleep. With me, as always is my faithful Labrador, Griffin.

This episode features a ghost tale from L.M. Montgomery (surprisingly), "Davenport's Story."

Happy listening, ideal for when you can't sleep yourself perhaps.

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#82 The MAD Trapper of Rat River

A Canadian Mounty Story

Here's a taste of the story of the Mad Trapper of Rat River:

"The Mountie approached the cabin cautiously and rapped against the door. His knocks were answered by a rifle blast which hurled him backwards into the snow."

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#81 Experiment Thirteen

Centerburg Tales

This episode is taken from the book Centerburg Tales, by Robert McCloskey.

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#80 Gored by an Elephant

The Perils of Ivory Hunting

In this podcast, I read a 1981 Outdoor Life article written by Peter Hathaway Capstick titled, Arthur Neumann's Overdose of Elephant.

It sent shivers down my spine when I read what happened to this poor ivory hunter. Listen to hear what happened...

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Attributions:

Arid Foothills - The Dark Contenent by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100437

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#79 LIVE -- Who Killed Harlowe Thrombey

Choose Your Own Adventure

The video for my "Choose Your Own Adventure" Livestream: https://youtu.be/t5Aube-hyzw

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#77 How St. Michael Saved a U.S. Marine

A Korean War Story

Read the story: https://www.tfp.org/incredible-miracle-us-marine-saved-by-saint-michael/

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  1. Ghost Processional by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100219 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
  2. Faceoff by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100403 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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