Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars,
And say 'These wounds I had on
Old men forget; yet all shall be
But he'll remember, with
What feats he did that day.
This story shall the good man teach his son;
And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er
From this day to the ending of
But we in it shall be
We few, we happy few, we band of
For he to-day that sheds his
blood with me
Shall be my brother;
St. Crispen's Day Speech.
William Shakespeare, 1599