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, 2.5.7: "Therefore do nimble-pinion'd doves draw Love"

Romeo and Juliet,
Act 2, Scene 5, line 7.
nimble-pinion'd doves draw Love: swift-winged doves pull Venus [in her chariot]. Juliet is thinking of depictions such as the one below, in which doves and cupids hold the reins of Venus' chariot.

Venus and Adonis
François Lemoyne, 1729