What is Black September?

Famous quotes containing the words september and/or black:

    April is in my mistress’ face,
    And July in her eyes hath place,
    Within her bosom is September,
    But in her heart a cold December.
    —Unknown. Subject #4: July Subject #5: September Subject #6: December. All Seasons in One. . .

    Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932)

    Stars, hide your fires;
    Let not light see my black and deep desires!
    The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be
    Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)