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There was a young man from Stratford....
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1149  Monday, 31 May 2004

From:           Graham Hall <
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Date:           Friday, 28 May 2004 16:32:49 +0000
Subject:        There was a young man from Stratford....

J.C.- so one assumes it's a verity - in the TLS (5278 28 May 04 p16)
states that Iago's song (Othello TLN 1182 onwards) is "a sort of
limerick" and speculates that when on holiday "travelling via France"
he may also have learned a French version of "La souris ascend
l'horlage", an even older limerick.

And on the matter being perused in another thread of using or not using
"God", it is of note that the earlier Q and F differ in respect of
Cassio's appreciation ("God" gone; "Heaven" installed). But this is
beyond J.C's remit.

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