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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 As You Like It, 1.1.44-45: "in the gentle / condition of blood, you should so know me"


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Act 1, Scene 1, lines 44-45.
in the gentle / condition of blood, you should so know me: i.e., because you are a gentleman and a blood relative of mine, you should know me and treat me as a gentleman and a blood relative of yours.