the signal has been made that the enemys combined fleet are coming out of Port. We have very little wind
Admiral Nelson to Emma Hamilton, October 19, 1805.
Tis strange but true; for truth is always strangeStranger than fiction.
Lord Byron, Don Juan, 1823
From the moment a finer ware than the Cream-colour is shown at our Rooms, the sale of the latter will in a great measure be over there.
Josiah Wedgwood to his partner Thomas Bentley, December 31, 1775
Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb/ Like the sun, it shines everywhere.
William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, III.1.44, 1601