The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1568 Tuesday, 2 July 2002
From: Sean Lawrence <
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