Yesterday I started reading ‘Sweet Content’ by Thomas Dekker.
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ART thou poor, yet hast thou golden slumbers?
O sweet content!
Art thou rich, yet is thy mind perplex’d?
In early modern drama, skulls are not only a symbol of death, but a reminder of the living person. Chloe Owen (King’s College London) gets beneath the skin of an important dramatic device in her 249 more words
On this day in 1612, John Chamberlain (see also January 8th posting) wrote:
“This last Sunday Moll Cut-purse, a notorious baggage (that used to go into man’s apparel and challenged the field of diverse gallants) was brought to , where she wept bitterly and seemed very penitent, but it is since doubted she was maudlin drunk. 43 more words