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Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to Hamlet, 1.5.172: "To put an antic disposition on"

Act 1, Scene 5, line 172
To put an antic disposition on: To adopt weird mannerisms. I'm not sure this is exactly what Hamlet means, but I don't think Hamlet knows exactly what he means, either.