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A Tale of Two Pictures

Knavery’s plain face is never seen till used.  Othello, act 2, sc. 1 We accept that deception is to the art of government, what the brush is to the art of painting. But there are instances where deception oversteps even … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Memories for 2014

When to the session of sweet silent thought, we summon up remembrance of things past…. (Sonnet # 30) …. as we do at the end of the year, our memories for 2014 include, among other things, three historical anniversaries. One hundred … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Ferguson, Reality and Symbols

“We are accounted poor citizens, the patricians good. What authority surfeits-on would relieve us: if they would yield us but the superfluity, while it were wholesome, we might guess they relieved us humanely; but they think we are too dear: … Continue reading

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100,000 Visitors to Your Daily Shakespeare

“To solemnize this day, the glorious sun Stays his course, and plays the alchymist; Turning, with splendour of his precious eye, The meagre cloddy earth to glittering gold.” King John, act 3, sc. 1 Yesterday, Sep 30, 2014, this site … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Parallel Revolutions. Ukraine and the Shays’ Rebellion

“Treason and murder ever kept together, As two yoke-devils sworn to either’s purpose” King Henry V, act 2, sc. 2 The Greek writer Plutarch is famous for his “Parallel Lives”, in which he arranged the biographies of famous figures of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the One Dollar Ignition Switch

“And my more having would be as a sauce To make me hunger more…” (Macbeth, act 4, sc. 3)  A brief background for our international visitors. General Motors has recalled millions of cars due to a minor but deadly design … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Godfathers and Radars among the Oranges

“… deal mildly with his youth; For young hot colts being raged do rage the more.” (King Richard II, act 2, sc. 1) Less than 1000 miles West-South-West of Ukraine and Crimea lies the island of Sicily. Where there is … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on the Unbelievable Justice in Texas

“Most noble sir, That which I shall report will bear no credit, Were not the proof so nigh.” (Winter’s Tale, act 5, sc. 1) … And disbelief will probably be your reaction on learning about the event, of which I … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in a Corporation or Job Interview

 “…there are throats to be cut and works to be done.” (King Henry V, act 3, sc. 4) Probably, Shakespeare would not fare well today in a job interview. For example, it is assumed, especially in a sales or marketing … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Shenanigans of the New Jersey’s Governor

“… and you shall not sin, If you do say we think him over-proud And under-honest; in self-assumption greater Than in the note of judgment.” (Troilus and Cressida, act 2, sc. 3) That history repeats itself is an adage with … Continue reading

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