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Shakespeare and Aging
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1287  Wednesday, 3 August 2005

From:           Peter Farey <
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Date:           Tuesday, 2 Aug 2005 20:18:22 +0100
Subject: 16.1273 Shakespeare and Aging
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.1273 Shakespeare and Aging

It is difficult to play the Nurse - as I once did, at a boy's school -
as anything other than old when most of one's teeth are blacked out, as
the text requires (1.3):

   I'll lay fourteen of my teeth, and yet to my teen
   be it spoken I have but four, she's not fourteen.

Peter Farey

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