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 As You Like It, 1.1.46: "courtesy of nations allows you my better"

As You Like It,
Act 1, Scene 1, line 46.
courtesy of nations: generally accepted convention (of the custom of primogeniture, according to which the eldest son inherits all the family land and his father's title). allows you my better: acknowledges you to be my social superior.