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Words Ending in eth/th
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0656  Thursday, 7 April 2005

[1]     From:   Robin Hamilton <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 6 Apr 2005 16:50:04 +0100
        Subj:   Re: SHK 16.0644 Words Ending in eth/th

[2]     From:   Bill Arnold <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 6 Apr 2005 13:36:37 -0700 (PDT)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 16.0644 Words Ending in eth/th


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From:           Robin Hamilton <
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Date:           Wednesday, 6 Apr 2005 16:50:04 +0100
Subject: 16.0644 Words Ending in eth/th
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0644 Words Ending in eth/th

David:

 >I am happy to be corrected on the item concerning Rudyard Kipling's
 >short story as containing the item on Psalm 46. I got that bit of
 >information off the web and one can now see the pitfalls of that.
 >
 >I am happy that now I will get to read the Rudyard Kipling story.

         I'm not so sure you can get out from under this so easily.

It really isn't that difficult to find Kipling's prose on the Web, so
there isn't any excuse not to have read it when you make quite wrong
assertions as to the content of the text.

On the other hand, I hadn't come on it before I back-tracked it, so I
suppose I shouldn't parade my own righteousness.

Equally, if I had a penny for every fictional
Jonson/Shakespeare/Back-again-in-Stratford dialogue, I'd probably
develop a hernia walking to the corner shop to cash the money in.

Didn't Howard Brenton do a play on this?

R.

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From:           Bill Arnold <
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Date:           Wednesday, 6 Apr 2005 13:36:37 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 16.0644 Words Ending in eth/th
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0644 Words Ending in eth/th

Larry Weiss quotes another, "So, David Basch is in agreement with Bill
Arnold.  Is there a figure of speech, more precise than irony, for this
state of affairs?"

Then, the not-so weiss guy writes, "It is not a figure of speech, but
'folles 

 

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