The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0039  Thursday, 31 January 2013


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

Date:         January 31, 2013 11:04:43 AM EST

Subject:     Re: SHAKSPER: More D


A lot that I don’t have time to go into, but I just want to point out one thing concerning Gerald E. Downs’s comment about the struck MS lines:


>whose discipline is ryot., why euen yor [warres] -hurly-

>cannot pceed but by obedienc . . .


> Arden3 follows OED to define hurly as “commotion, uproar, 

>turmoil.” Does that proceed by obedience? Not around my 



Gerald, have you read much Shakespeare? Back up a few words and parse the phrase “whose discipline is ryot”.


Tom Reedy

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