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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, 3.5.133: "omittance is no quittance"


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Act 3, Scene 5, line 133.
omittance is no quittance: i.e., just because I haven't done it [returned his scorn] doesn't mean I'm not entitled to do it. —"Omittance is no quittance" is a legal proverb meaning "failure to assert a claim does not imply renunciation of the claim."