Posts Tagged ‘titus andronicus’

Shakespeare QuotesGive me a staff of honour for mine age,
But not a sceptre to control the world.
Titus Andronicus 1.1.201-2, Titus to the tribunes


Shakespeare QuotesA deed of death done on the innocent.
Titus Andronicus 3.2.56, Titus to Marcus

Shakespeare QuotesHer life was beastly, and devoid of pity.
Titus Andronicus 5.3.198, Lucius, of Tamora

Shakespeare Quotes Foul-spoken coward, that thunderest with thy tongue,
And with thy weapon nothing dar’st perform.
Titus Andronicus 1.1.557-8, Chiron to Demetrius

Shakespeare QuotesRome is but a wilderness of tigers.
Titus Andronicus, 3.1.54, Titus to Lucius

Blown away…

Posted: 24 July 2009 in life
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When did it become standard practice to replace the gentle-flow-of-air-emitting hand dryers with the discarded engines from Harrier jump jets?

Once upon a time a gentle flow wafted out to soothingly dry the water from the hands. Now the damn contraptions are so powerful one is in danger of being left with bloody stumps akin to poor Lavinia from Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus”…

Yesterday’s jet engine in a shopping centre restroom was so powerful the skin on the back of the hands was rippling under the impact of the air. Your hands should not be experiencing 3 Gs as they are being dried. Seriously, someone with frail arthritic hands could be severely injured by using an RAF hand dryer…