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Re: Feathers
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0968  Friday, 27 April 2001

[1]     From:   Sean Lawrence <
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        Date:   Thursday, 26 Apr 2001 18:22:48 -0700
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.0955 Re: Feathers

[2]     From:   John Briggs <
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        Date:   Friday, 27 Apr 2001 09:38:38 +0100
        Subj:   RE: SHK 12.0939 Re: Feathers

[3]     From:   John Briggs <
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        Date:   Friday, 27 Apr 2001 09:38:38 +0100
        Subj:   RE: SHK 12.0939 Re: Feathers


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From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Thursday, 26 Apr 2001 18:22:48 -0700
Subject: 12.0955 Re: Feathers
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0955 Re: Feathers

Gabriel Egan insists,

>I'm sure that on reflection John Briggs would agree that no "country"
>was united by the act of union of 1800. Not even the most rabid
>unionists think their United Kingdom is one country.

That's odd.  It certainly corresponds to most of what is implied in how
English-speakers everywhere else use the word.  Of course, in the
sixteenth century it would probably mean "county", or something.

Cheers,
Se

 

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