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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 Romeo and Juliet, 1.1.93: "Cast by their grave beseeming ornaments,"


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Act 1, Scene 1, line 93,
Cast by their grave beseeming ornaments: Elderly citizens have thrown aside the attire and symbolic staffs appropriate to their grave [dignified] old age in order to wield weapons.