SPOILER for _Dragon_...what's up with Vlad, again?

Mon Feb 17 18:54:58 PST 2003

Philip Hart wrote: 
> ... A simple example is the conversion of many Shakespeare
> quotes into cliches.

Not to belabour the point, but 'a rose by any other name would smell as

Shakespeare quotes out of context do not lose much of their impact, and the
wide familiarity with such quotes serves only to make his plays more
accessible.  This, in my opinion, can only be A Good Thing.