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The Merchant of Venice

Act II, Scene 6

Gratiano and Salarino wait beneath Jessica’s window for Lorenzo, who is late. They start discussing how new love unfolds. Gratiano insists that all things are chased more persistently than they are achieved. 1,078 more words


The Merchant of Venice Part 1

Act I, Scene 1

Antonio is sad, but he doesn’t know why. His friends suggest that it’s because his entire fortune is currently tied up in ocean ventures and the ocean can be pretty unpredictable. 1,356 more words


The Spurious Case for Biological Patent Infringement

It is a basic tenet of all legal systems that Nature cannot be sued or brought to court by human beings. Only human beings can be held responsible for their actions in a court of law. 2,078 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life

Revenge and Wrath

In this week’s episode (here) of The Bard and the Bible Podcast Shylock’s soliloquy in Act 3, Scene 1, of The Merchant of Venice  165 more words


High Horse

High ho’s and Long John Silver
Capital crimes of Somali times
Video piracy VHS: double tape deck deserves redress

Threats of police outside
St Theresa limiting police forces? 214 more words

Re-reads: The Merchant Of Venice

In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday (April 23, 1564), I am cross-posting an essay I wrote about rereading The Merchant of Venice after many years.  This essay was originally posted on The South Asian Idea in August, 2017… 1,080 more words

Book Reviews

NaPoWriMo 2018 - April 23 (St. George's Day, Shakespeare's Birthday)

Happy Birthday, Master William!

When shall we three meet again?
It’s always such a pleasure to spend time
with your best pals in front of a good pint, 391 more words