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, 2.2.17: "worsted-stocking knave"
worsted-stocking knave: worsted stockings were made of closely-twisted wool, and worn by servants, peasants, and men of low rank, while real gentlemen wore very expensive silk stockings.
Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southhampton