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Cunning Linguist Hamlet in N.L.
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0289  Friday, 19 February 1999.

From:           William Sutton <
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Date:           Thursday, 18 Feb 1999 10:53:20 -0800 (PST)
Subject:        Cunning Linguist Hamlet in N.L.

Greetings from the Lowlands,

I saw the Nationale Toneel playing an excellent Hamlet last night in
Amsterdam's Stadschouwburg. There's a limerick in the program book
attributed to Stanley J. Sharpless. For the fun of Shakespeare here it
is.

Prince Hamlet thought Uncle a traitor
For having it off with his Mater
Revenge Dad or not?
That's the gist of the plot,
And he did- nine soliloquies later.

Anyone know of any more Shakespearean limericks? In fact any (preferably
funny) poems will do.

Also here's an anagram someone forwarded me the other day too. It kind
of fits in the puzzle of the psalm 46 arguments.

'In one of the Bard's best thought of tragedies our insistent hero
Hamlet, queries on two fronts about how life turns rotten'.

Anyone to pinpoint the soliloquy it begins?

Ethereally yours,
William S.
 

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