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Lear's little dogs
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1506  Tuesday, 13 September 2005

From: 		John Briggs <
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Date: 		Friday, 9 Sep 2005 13:21:56 +0100
Subject: 16.1492 Lear's little dogs
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1492 Lear's little dogs

Jack Heller wrote:

 >"Malkin" seems to be a standard name for cats associated with
 >witchcraft. Such a cat is named in both Macbeth and in Tho.
 >Middleton's The Witch.

Unfortunately, those two texts are not now regarded as being totally 
independent.

John Briggs

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