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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, 1.3.2: "Now, by my maidenhead at twelve year old"


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Now, by my maidenhead at twelve year old,: When the Nurse was twelve, her maidenhead was intact, and therefore worthy to be sworn by.