“On the Summer Solstice …Whatever is dreamed on this night, will come to pass.” —William Shakespeare, A Midsummernight’s Dream Shakespeare certainly waxed poetic about the charms of the summer solstice, which arrives each year on June 21. (Depending on where… More»
Marianne looked with amazement at Edward, with compassion at her sister. Elinor only laughed.
—Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, published on October 30, 1811