"What matter who's speaking, someone said, what matter who's speaking."
Saturday, August 26, 2006
David Daniels as Didymus
Recitative Most cruel edict! Sure, thy generous soul, Septimius, abhors the dreadful task Of persecution. Ought we not to leave The free-born mind of man still ever free? Since vain is the attempt to force belief With the severest instrument of death?
Air The raptur'd soul defies the sword, Secure of virtue's claim, And trusting Heav'n's unerring word, Enjoys the circling flame. No engine can a tyrant find, To storm the truth-supported mind. The raptur'd soul... da capo