Sunday, 27 January 2013
History Repeats Itself
This makes him remark to his English ally:
"' Your folk are as brave as any I've met; but they seem never to make ready for danger till too late.'" (p. 223)
- to which the ally replies:
" 'It's our great fault...' " (p. 223)
As I write, people in England are complaining that the government is never prepared for expected or predictable bad weather - a Motorway is closed by snow because it has not been gritted.
On p. 225, Harald's name is misspelled "Harold," potentially causing confusion with his opponent, Harold Godwinsson. Harald and his ally are about to attack York. After that, in the concluding chapter, their next stop will be Stamford Bridge.