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Patience is a Virtue
“Patience is a Virtue”. We have all heard the phrase, likely echoed down from a parent or grandparent at a time when it was the last thing we wanted to hear. The proverbial phrase was first coined in the 14th century by the English poet William Langland in the work Piers Plowman. Piers Plowman...
The Merchant of Venice
In 1596 William Shakespeare was hard at work in south London writing what was to become the Merchant of Venice. The play was first premiered in the Court of King James and received immediate acclaim. An instant classic, the plot centered around Shylock, a greedy moneylender and Antonio &...