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-- 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, 1.2.45: "Tut, man, one fire burns out another's burning"


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Act 1, Scene 2, line 45.
45. Tut, man, one fire burns out another's burning: Benvolio, as he promised to do the last time we saw him, is trying to convince Romeo that the way to extinguish the fire of his love for Rosaline is to light a new fire of love for someone else.