Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 23rd

Thinking (feebly) of Mr. S on his birthday and the quadricentenary of his death: One who’s wicked,                                                                                                                                  Another good,                                                                                                                                  Knave or brave,                                                                                                                                   Yet understood. Common folk and royalty                                                                                                                     In virtue or perfidy                                                                                                                          Drawn in quartos                                                                                                                            Prose and poetry. Maid, soldier, … Continue reading

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Mirabile Dictu

Having not posted for over a month, it seemed high time I did.  But one cannot rush these things.  All appearances to the contrary notwithstanding, I really do exercise self restraint and editorial judgment; several times I’d embarked on what … Continue reading

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