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 Hamlet, 5.2.41-42: "As peace should still her wheaten garland wear / And stand a comma 'tween their amities"


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Hamlet,
Act 5, Scene 2, lines 41-42
The elaborate language that Hamlet uses mocks the hypocritical political language of the message demanding that England execute Hamlet.





allegorical figure of abundance, the daughter of peace

ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF ABUNDANCE, THE DAUGHTER OF PEACE
by
Taddeo Zuccaro (1529-1566)