Philip Weller caricature
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, 5.1.93: "even to the utmost scruple"

Much Ado About Nothing,
Act 5, Scene 1, lines 93.
even to the utmost scruple: i.e., to the very last ounce. —A scruple equals one-third of a dram, and a dram equals one-eighth of an ounce.