Saturday’s Piece

“All love at first, like generous wine,

Ferments and frets until ’tis fine;

But when ’tis settled on the lee,

And from th’ impurer matter free,

Becomes the richer still the older,

And proves the pleasanter the colder.”

(Samuel Butler, 1612-1680)

John Lentell

August 7th, 1968

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