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The Genius of Shakespeare
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0988  Tuesday, 24 May 2005

From:           Robin Hamilton <
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Date:           Monday, 23 May 2005 16:41:01 +0100
Subject:        The Genius of Shakespeare

 >Isn't it also odd that nobody comments on the never before discovered
 >fact that the poet put his full name in Sonnet 148 using the device of
 >vertical alignments or that his name as w-i-l-l occurs twice in this
 >sonnet as the product of an equal letter space device, a low order
 >probability occurring conveniently where it could be expected?

You mean that when Shakespeare was writing the Sonnets (in manuscript),
he was *already* thinking in terms of the particular font they'd be
printed in (and presumably which printer would print them)?

I knew Shakespeare was clever, but that's simply beyond devious on his part.

Robin Hamilton

(Consumed with admiration for the Bard)

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