Mr Lee Kuan Yew has weakened further today

22Mar15

The Prime Minister’s Office continues to set new press release shortness records:

Mr Lee Kuan Yew has weakened further today.

 



2 Responses to “Mr Lee Kuan Yew has weakened further today”

  1. 1 James Shirley (1596–1666)

    The glories of our blood and state
    Are shadows, not substantial things;
    There is no armour against Fate;
    Death lays his icy hand on kings:
    Sceptre and Crown
    Must tumble down,
    And in the dust be equal made
    With the poor crooked scythe and spade.

    Some men with swords may reap the field,
    And plant fresh laurels where they kill:
    But their strong nerves at last must yield;
    They tame but one another still:
    Early or late
    They stoop to fate,
    And must give up their murmuring breath
    When they, pale captives, creep to death.

    The garlands wither on your brow;
    Then boast no more your mighty deeds!
    Upon Death’s purple altar now
    See where the victor-victim bleeds.
    Your heads must come
    To the cold tomb:
    Only the actions of the just
    Smell sweet and blossom in their dust.

  2. 2 Jim

    Will you be closing your blog now that LKY is dead?



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