Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Saint Nicholas

"Where is the Miller?" was his first question.
"On the road towards Rotherham."
"With how many?" demanded the leader, for such he seemed to be.
"With six men, and good hope of booty, if it please St Nicholas."

Christmas is coming, and St. Nicholas Day is here.  Nikolaos, Bishop of Myra, died on December 6th, 343. The text above is from Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe".

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