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Re: Hamlet Act 4 Question
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1124  Wednesday, 31 May 2000.

From:           Brian Haylett <
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Date:           Monday, 29 May 2000 20:19:43 +0100
Subject: 11.1108 Hamlet Act 4 Question
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.1108 Hamlet Act 4 Question

>The body is with the King, but the King is not with the body.  The
>King is a thing --

What about 'body' = 'state, body politic' as hidden meaning? The people
support the king, but the king is not on the people's side. (Apologies
if anyone has raised this one while I have been in hospital.)

Brian Haylett
 

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