Philip Weller caricature
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, 2.4.15: "the very pin of his heart"


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Romeo and Juliet,
Act 2, Scene 4, line 15.
very pin: i.e., exact center. A peg ("pin") often served as the bull's-eye of an archery target.

Five bolts (arrows) have been shot from a crossbow at a
target which has a roundel with a pin in its center in the image below.