'On the manly calendar we only mark heroic days'
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Britten's Peter Grimes: a beginner's guide
6. 'On the manly calendar we only mark heroic days'
As the mob marches off, Ellen, Auntie, and her 'nieces' sing sadly of the relationship of women with men. 'And shall we be ashamed because we comfort men from ugliness?' the nieces sing. Photo © ENO/Robert Workman