2004

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1269  Tuesday, 15 June 2004

From:           Peter Bridgman <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Monday, 14 Jun 2004 16:57:23 +0100
Subject: 15.1257 Merchant Game?
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.1257 Merchant Game?

Graham Hall writes...

 >(My synopsis) A visiting Venetian was shocked to find a common game
 >involving young men throwing young women to the ground and only letting
 >them up after a kiss. Apparently they kissed a lot.

That's the problem with your Venetian tourist - no sense of fun.
Casanova was similarly shocked when he discovered English aristos openly
copulating in St James Park.

Peter Bridgman

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