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-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to Much Ado About Nothing, 1.1.197: "hath not the world one man but he will wear his cap with suspicion?"


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Act 1, Scene 1, line 197.
hath not the world one man but he will wear his cap with suspicion?: i.e., is there no man in the world who will not stay unmarried? —A common jest was that any married man was likely to become a cuckold and sprout horns. Therefore any married man will "wear his cap with suspicion" because he will suspect that he is about to acquire horns.