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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, 5.1.16: "cry 'hem!' when he should groan"


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Act 5, Scene 1, lines 16.
cry 'hem!': i.e., say "drink up." —In Shakespeare's The First Part of Henry IV Prince Henry says that bartenders "cry 'hem'" whenever they think someone isn't drinking fast enough.