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Shakespeare's Will
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0676  Wednesday, 10 October 2007

From: 		Larry Weiss <
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Date: 		Tuesday, 09 Oct 2007 16:27:45 -0400
Subject: 	Shakespeare's Will

I have just re-read the will, which I again find to be quite a lawyerly 
piece of work, making due allowance for scribal sloppiness and last 
minute changes which could not easily be accommodated in the absence of 
Jacobean word processors. But I found one passage which would have 
presented difficulties if the circumstances which would have invoked it 
had come to pass: Shakespeare first gave 

 

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