Note to The Merchant of Venice, 1.1.81 "my liver rather heat with wine"


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my liver rather heat with wine: The liver was regarded as the seat or source of the passions and emotions, while wine was thought an agency for inflaming those passions and emotions.



"my liver rather heat with wine"
A U of T research team is creating a 3D model of the human liver . . .
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