Come away, come away, death, And in sad cypress let me be laid; Fly away, fly away, breath: I am slain by a fair cruel maid. My shroud of white, stuck all with yew, Oh, prepare it! My part of death no one so true Did share it.
The bow was made in England, Of true wood, of yew wood, The wood of English bows.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Happy happy time, when the white star hovers Low over dim fields fresh with blooming dew, Near the face of dawn, that draws athwart the darkness, Threading it with colour, like yewberries the yew.George Meredith
What gentle ghost, besprent with April dew, Hails me so solemnly to yonder yew?Ben Jonson
For there no yew nor cypress spread their gloom But roses blossom'd by each rustic tomb.thomas campbell
My mission is clear: to ensure that Singapore thrives and grows after Mr. Lee Kuan yew; to find a new group of men and women to help me carry on where he and his colleagues left off; and to build a nation of character and grace where people can live lives of dignity and fulfillment, and care for one another.Inaugural address, November 2004. — "PM Goh's address to the nation," Straits Times, 29 November 1990.
Over the years I have had the most contact with Lee Kuan yew, most recently in 2006, and have always found him impressive, even though we do not always see eye to eye. I met him first when he was George Shultz's guest at the famous (or infamous, depending on your perspective) Bohemian Grove, a male only bonding retreat among the redwoods of California.Alan Greenspan
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