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Re: Pyrrhus Speech
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.2236  Friday, 17 December 1999.

From:           Fran Barasch <
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Date:           Thursday, 16 Dec 1999 11:15:05 EST
Subject: 10.2228 Re: Pyrrhus Speech
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.2228 Re: Pyrrhus Speech

The Pyrrhus speech is highly visual, suggesting that Shakespeare was
describing some graphic image he had seen, of which there were plenty.
I've been searching through Aeneid bookplates, engravings, tapestries,
etc. to find a match, coming close but never perfect.  Any suggestions?

Cheers, Fran Barasch
 

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