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Re: Identity of W.S.
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1568  Tuesday, 2 July 2002

From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Monday, 01 Jul 2002 11:48:29 -0700
Subject: 13.1590 Re: Identity of W.S.
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.1590 Re: Identity of W.S.

Ed Taft writes, of lines 561-68 of the Funeral Elegy,

>Sometimes it helps just to cut to the chase. Paraphrased, the lines in
>question say that Fate denies the weak hope of the speaker to see
>William Peter again, after death.  The lines are clever, even if
>un-Shakespearean, in that the speaker is 

 

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