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Re: Personality
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0039  Sunday, 10 January 1999.

From:           Simon Spiero <
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Date:           Sunday, 10 Jan 1999 10:25:36 -0800
Subject: 10.0031 Re: Personality; Marlowe; Coleridge
Comment:        RE: SHK 10.0031 Re: Personality; Marlowe; Coleridge

There is little doubt about the satisfaction of many of us in
Shakespeare coming "Top of the Poll" in the BBC Radio 4 "British
Personality of the Millenium " Contest.

However not all of the other contestants were as "daft" as Baldric. I
gather that among serious contenders there could have been Queen
Elizabeth I and Samuel Johnson.

Charles Darwin appeared to have come fourth and the second most popular
was Winston Churchill ,of course. Still ,the Bard's genius won  out in
the end.

Simon Spiero.

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