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Bill’s “a great reckoning in a little room” as a great account of the reckoning of “Hero the fair”

10 April 2018

Israel Gollancz, MA, contributor to the OED, has written a “Preface” to Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”, Hurst and Co., Publisher, what with a first paragraph...

A discussion of Phoebe’s aside in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”; as just an early draft —

2 January 2018

So I should like to take this opportunity to suggest Wm Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” that is as you like it breathed abroad or as you like it made “more agreeable”...

As You Like It made more agreeable “a great reckoning in a little room” is not omitted.

25 June 2017

Touchstone reminds us that when Marlowe’s verses cannot be understood for political reasons “a great reckoning in a little room” is not understood because omitted...

Phoebe is funny when she speaks and writes as if Marlowe’s verses constitute an amorous poem.

25 June 2017

So, let us give Phoebe credit about what she says even if she talks about Marlowe’s “H&L” as if it is “an amorous poem”. First she tells her boyfriend...