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 A Midsummer's Night Dream, 1.1.170: "By his best arrow with the golden head"


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A Midsummer's Night Dream,
Act 1, Scene 1, line 170.
By his best arrow with the golden head: According to Ovid's Metamorphoses, Cupid's sharp, gold-tipped arrow produced love, his blunt, lead-tipped arrow, aversion.
Cupid by Bertel Thorvaldsen
Danish sculptor 1770 - 1844
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