The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0066  Thursday, 14 February 2013


From:        Joseph Egert <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         February 14, 2013 3:22:00 PM EST

Subject:     Re: SHAKSPER:  R3


Larry Weiss believes the play [R3] <http://shaksper.net/archive/2013/337-february/29089-richard-iiis-remains-positively-identified->: 


>better illustrates the verities of Exodus 21:20-21, which encapsulates 

>the essence of OT morality:


>And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die 

>under his hand; he shall be surely punished.


>Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: 

>for he is his money.


Sorry, Larry, I don’t follow. Perhaps, Cook willing, you could elaborate.


Joe Egert


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