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, 2.4.33 "flies, these fashion-mongers, these pardon-me's "

Romeo and Juliet,
Act 2, Scene 4, line 33.
flies: Mercutio, still mocking Tybalt and his ilk, refers to the way in which flies buzz about aimlessly and feed on garbage.

pardon-me's: fellows of affected manners.