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Re: Did Shakespeare Inhale?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.2056  Thursday, 9 November 2000.

[1]     From:   Jean Peterson <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 8 Nov 2000 14:49:19 -0500
        Subj:   Did Shakespeare Inhale?

[2]     From:   Sam Small <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 08 Nov 2000 21:43:49 +0000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.2047 Did Shakespeare Inhale?

[3]     From:   William Sutton <
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        Date:   Thursday, 9 Nov 2000 02:14:45 -0800 (PST)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.2047 Did Shakespeare Inhale?

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        Date:   Thursday, 9 Nov 2000 08:34:30 SAST-2
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From:           Jean Peterson <
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Date:           Wednesday, 8 Nov 2000 14:49:19 -0500
Subject:        Did Shakespeare Inhale?

I always KNEW he was a hippie!...that long hair, that EARRING...and all
those flower-power songs in *As You Like It*!

                Heigh ho, heigh ho, the holly
                Life is most jolly!

Jean Peterson
Bucknell University

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From:           Sam Small <
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Date:           Wednesday, 08 Nov 2000 21:43:49 +0000
Subject: 11.2047 Did Shakespeare Inhale?
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.2047 Did Shakespeare Inhale?

The good Doctors Thakeray and van der Merwe quite clearly are not
practitioners of the literary arts.

"This is, after all, the poet who in Sonnet 76 wrote of "invention in a
noted weed".

The noted weed - or familiar garb, clothing, (as in widows weeds) is
lamented by the poet.  It has nothing to do with drug taking.  But they
embarrass themselves further . . .

"Bard's use of complex imagery of jewelry, darkness and mental journeys


 

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