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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 King Lear, 1.1.74: "square of sense"


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Act 1, Scene 1, line 74
square of sense: —The exact meaning of this phrase is obscure, despite a great deal of commentary by eminent scholars [See the note in the New Variorum.], but the general meaning is unmistakable: Regan is claiming that her love for father is all she could ever want, and more.