If hosen and shoon thou ne'er gav'st nane

Anna Z Skarzynska theania at freeuk.com
Sun May 4 13:15:44 EDT 2003


> >"Fire and hall (shelter) and light" makes sense: three Good Things To
Have.
>
> Well, I thought the comment about it being a common phrase in wills is
what
> made the reading powerful. Yes, 3 good things to have, but also the things
> you mention and think about when you think about death and what point
there
> is in material possessions.
>
> Robyn

I wonder if the expression hearth and home replaced fire and flete at some
point. They basically mean the same thing.

Ania


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