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Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- 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, 1.1.316: "What need the bridge much broader than the flood?"


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Much Ado About Nothing,
Act 1, Scene 1, line 316.
What need the bridge much broader than the flood?: What need is there for a bridge to be longer than the stream is wide?; i.e., you don't have to say any more than what will make the matter clear.