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Re: Latin-English Grammar Folio
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0395  Monday, 8 March 1999.

[1]     From:   Sean Lawrence <
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        Date:   Friday, 05 Mar 1999 16:04:09 -0800
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.0390 Latin-English Grammar Folio

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        Date:   Saturday, 6 Mar 1999 00:18:24 -0600 (CST)
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        Date:   Saturday, 6 Mar 1999 13:32:39 -0500
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        Date:   Saturday, 6 Mar 1999 11:47:05 -0000
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[5]     From:   Peter Groves <
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        Date:   Monday, 08 Mar 1999 08:50:57 +1100
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From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Friday, 05 Mar 1999 16:04:09 -0800
Subject: 10.0390 Latin-English Grammar Folio
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.0390 Latin-English Grammar Folio

>I believe English grammar "rules" came along later on,
>following the Latin.  but if Shakespeare knew "less Latin...," he could
>miss a beat, and those unlearned in Latin would not care.

Somewhere else to look for Shakespeare's grasp of Latin grammar would be
the strange scene 4.1 in Merry Wives of Windsor.  I seem to recall
reading somewhere that it's based on Livy, though I could be wrong.

Cheers,
Se

 

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