2004

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0952  Monday, 26 April 2004

From:           Sean Lawrence <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Friday, 23 Apr 2004 23:30:02 -0700
Subject: 15.0939 New Henry V Film Coming Out Soon
Comment:        RE: SHK 15.0939 New Henry V Film Coming Out Soon

Hi Martin,

The OED actually shows three uses of the word "willing" as a verb, but
none of them seem to impact on the justice of Henry's war.  The worst is
the use as "command" which seems to have slipped out of use, since there
isn't a citation since 1450-60.

Yrs,
Sean.

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