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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 As You Like It, 1.1.155: "I speak but brotherly of him"


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I speak but brotherly of him: i.e., I am only saying as much about his bad character as is appropriate for a brother to say about his brother. —Oliver here reaches a new low in hypocrisy.