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The Fayre Mayde of the Exchange
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2249  Thursday, 27 November 2003

From:           Dana Wilson <
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Date:           Wednesday, 26 Nov 2003 07:05:48 -0800 (PST)
Subject: 14.2233 The Fayre Mayde of the Exchange
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.2233 The Fayre Mayde of the Exchange

Rick, et al,

Rick wrote:

>If these passages were set as a footnote regarding
>the identity of
>Shake-scene in Groatsworth, the conclusion must be
>that Shake-scene was
>the man from Stratford, who had the same
>eaves-dropping and bombasting
>talents Cripple describes. But if not, it's an
>interesting piece of
>reporting, and can be added to our bumbling efforts
>to know who wrote
>what.  It's much like Shakespeare

A very palpable case, consider:

Cripple: Forget thyself, an angel, I remaint/ when all thy humours came
to sulfurous vents.

-Dalton Webster, Brattle MS

D-

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