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 The Tempest, 1.1.34: "bring her to try"

The Tempest,
Act 1, Scene 1, line 34.

Note that the ship has just a little bit of sail out, so it can have enough momentum to make steering possible.