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Shakespeare on Health-care and the Bad Effect of Sugars

“… a surfeit of the sweetest things The deepest loathing to the stomach brings.” (Midsummer Night’s Dream act 2, sc. 2) Comment. This site is not specifically targeting health, but it is worth pointing out that no expensive “discoveries” and … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on the Power of Imagination (or lack thereof)

“The lunatic, the lover and the poet, Are of imagination all compact. And, as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen Turns them into shapes, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name.” … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Royal Pregnancies and the Tutoring of Stupidity by the Corporate Media

“ … thou, I fear, has given me cause to curse.” (Midsummer Night’s Dream, act 3, sc. 2) Comments. The announced pregnancy of Kate Middleton has triggered peaks of delight into the corporate media and associated establishment. My indifference to … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on the Speed of Thought

“For nimble thought can jump both sea and land, As soon as think the place where he would be.” (Sonnet 44) Comments.  Modern electronics has erased distances creating an almost instant virtual presence among people who may even live at … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Supersonic Speed Leading to Excellent Performance Review

“I’ll put a girdle around the earth In forty minutes.” (Midsummer Night’s Dream, act 2, sc. 1) Tips for Use.  A good answer to the question, “When will you be back?” – especially if the questioner expects you to be … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on True Love that Never did Run Smooth

 “… for aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth.” (Midsummer Night’s Dream act 1, sc. 1)  Tips for Use. If you are a third party … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Madness, Love and Poetry

“The lunatic, the lover and the poet, Are of imagination all compact. And, as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen Turns them into shapes, and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name.” … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Remedies against Bad Breath

“And most dear actors, eat no onion, nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath.” (Midsummer Night’s Dream act 4, sc. 2) Tips for Use. You both are at dinner and the waiter suggests or praises a savory dish … Continue reading

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