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, 2.4.206: "as pale as any clout in the versal world."


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Act 2, Scene 4, line 206.
clout: white cloth, such as a dishcloth.

the versal world: i.e., the entire world. Nurse probably thinks that "versal" means "universal."