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Shakespeare, Ferguson and Crowds

“I will no more trust him when he leers, than I will a serpent when he hisses.” Troilus and Cressida, act 5, sc. 1 Dr. Johnson used to say that the excellence of aphorisms consists not so much in the expression of some rare or abstruse sentiment, as in the comprehension of some obvious and Read More

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Shakespeare, Get your Adversary to Shut-up

“Shrew my heart, You never spoke what did become you less Than this.”  (Winter’s Tale, act 1, sc. 2) Tips for Use.  Express your dismay and disagreement at what has been said or implied. Equally an elegant way to say, “Shut up!”. As we too well know, some men (and some women) will say, affirm Read More

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