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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 A Midsummer's Night Dream, 1.1.150-151: "If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, / It stands as an edict in destiny"


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If then true lovers have been ever cross'd, / It stands as an edict in destiny: i.e., then if true lovers have always been thwarted, it proves that destiny is saying that our thwarted love is true love.