Friday, July 01, 2011

Not just a collection of good books, this is the Good Book

The Good Book of a great playwright is touted to be among a collection of Bibles on display in Sydney to mark the 400th anniversary of a literary and religious treasure.

A 1607 Geneva Bible, believed to have been once owned - and initialled - by William Shakespeare is part of a travelling exhibition of 25 significant historical Bibles marking the anniversary of the King James Version.

And this renowned Bible, also known as the Authorised Version, is the source of nearly three times as many English expressions than Shakespeare, including ''a broken heart'', ''a sign of the times'' and ''at his wits' end''.

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