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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.

Notes for Shakespeare's Sonnet 61


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4. like to thee: i.e., which looks like you.

8. scope and tenor: intent and purport.   jealousy: suspicion.

13. watch: stay awake at night; stay on guard, like a night watchman.  wake: revel at night.