an invitation to life

Greta Garbo in ‘The Temptress’, 1926

Greta Garbo in ‘The Temptress’, 1926

Ye ar welcum to my cors,

Yowre awen won to wale,

Me behovez of fyne force

Your servaunt be, and schale

(“Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”, lines 1236-1240)

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