Settembre 19, 2020

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Nelson Mandela, a man who has never bent his mind to the persuasion of the convictions and beliefs, listening only the voice of the heart and instinct deep.

Invictus

The poem was first published in 1875 (according to Wikisource) in a book called Book of Verses, where it was number four in several poems called Life and Death (Echoes). At the beginning it bore no title.  Early printings contained only the dedication To R. T. H. B.—a reference to Robert Thomas Hamilton Bruce (1846–1899), a successful Scottish flour merchant and baker who was also a literary patron.The title “Invictus” (Latin for “unconquered”) was added by editor Arthur Quiller-Couch when the poem was included in The Oxford Book of English Verse . 

I wish you a good weekend…

Alessandro Sicuro 

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