Arr arr! Move over Pirates of the Caribbean. Whoever said real life pirates weren't as cruel and romantic as filmy ones? Who can say real-life treasures were smaller than celluloid ones? And who can deny the influence Captain Every (alias Long Ben Every alias Captain Bridgeman), the "Arch-Pyrate"... (more) Wouldst thou the earth and heaven itself in one sole name combine?
I name thee, O Shakuntala, and all at once is said.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Eastwich translation from German)... (more)