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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1376  Wednesday, 24 August 2005

[1] 	From: 	Larry Weiss <
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	Date: 	Tuesday, 23 Aug 2005 17:26:59 -0400
	Subj: 	Re: SHK 16.1362 Beyond the Fringe

[2] 	From: 	Patty Winter <
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	Date: 	Tuesday, 23 Aug 2005 15:04:36 -0700
	Subj: 	Re: SHK 16.1362 Beyond the Fringe


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From: 		Larry Weiss <
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Date: 		Tuesday, 23 Aug 2005 17:26:59 -0400
Subject: 16.1362 Beyond the Fringe
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1362 Beyond the Fringe

 >MILLER
 >Why then was this encounter nobly entertained
 >And so by steel shall this our contest be buckled up.
 >Come, sir. Let's to it.

As I recall, this was "to't" -- pronounced "toot"

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From: 		Patty Winter <
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Date: 		Tuesday, 23 Aug 2005 15:04:36 -0700
Subject: 16.1362 Beyond the Fringe
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1362 Beyond the Fringe

 >The Today in Literature email newsletter (free:
 >http://www.todayinliterature.com/newsletters.asp) recalls the debut of
 >the Beyond the Fringe troupe (Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller,
 >Alan Bennett) at the Edinburgh Festival on this day (Aug. 23) in 1960,

45 years ago?? Yikes! Suddenly I'm feeling very old...

I was lucky enough to run into Jonathan Miller a couple of times when I 
was in Stratford, Ontario to see "King Lear." I even have his autograph 
on my opening-night ticket. What a talented man he is in many different 
fields.

Patty

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