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Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to A Midsummer's Night Dream, 1.1.230-231: "And as he errs, doting on Hermia's eyes, / So I, admiring of his qualities"


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And as he errs, doting on Hermia's eyes, / So I, admiring of his qualities: i.e., and as he wanders about in a daze of love, doting on Hermia's eyes, so do I, wondering at his attractive qualities. —In her next lines Helena admits that Demetrius doesn't really deserve her devotion.