FACT OF THE DAY:
The essay now known as “The Necessity of Chivalry” was first published today (8/17) in 1940 in Time and Tide.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“There is still life in the tradition which the Middle Ages inaugurated. But the maintenance of that life depends, in part, on knowing that the knightly character is art not nature—something that needs to be achieved, not something that can be relied upon to happen.”
The Necessity of Chivalry
(Published in Time and Tide on 8/17/1940)