Monday, February 14, 2011
" For this was on seynt Volantynys day, Whan euery bryd comyth there to chese his make."
[Translation "For this was Saint Valentine's Day, when every bird cometh there to choose his mate."]
from Parlement of Foules (1382) by Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400)
Source: Wikipedia's Saint Valentine's Day