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The Oxhill News

May 2003


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Quotations of the Month

You must awake and call me early, call me early, mother dear;
To-morrow ill be the happiest time of all the glad New-year;
Of all the glad New-year, mother, the maddest merriest day;
For Im to be Queen o the May, mother, Im to be Queen o the May.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson; The May Queen

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

B. F. Skinner; New Scientist, 21 May 1964

The way to ensure summer in England is to have it framed and glazed in a comfortable room.

Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford; 28 May 1774

May 8th is VE Day and May 29th Oak-apple Day. In the USA , Decoration Day is usually the last Monday in May, but, presumably, sometimes it isnt.

Robert McCredie  May is an Australian-born US theoretical ecologist.

Here we go gathering nuts in May,
Nuts in May,
Nuts in May,
Here we go gathering nuts in May on a cold and frosty morning.


May will be fine next year, as like as not:
Oh ay, but then we shall be twenty-four.

A. E. Housman; Last Poems

Pass me the can, lad; theres an end to May.

A. E. Housman; Ibid.

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