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    stanley2
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    Highlights from the Democratic convention, USA

    I need some help here(I missed most of it). Vice President Biden's "malarkey" was noted. Meryl Streep reminded us of the Friar's speech about "grace" and nature(ROM2.2.27 or so). The passage is quoted in the late Professor Kermode's book THE AGE OF SHAKESPEARE. Journalist and TV news anchor Judy Woodruff recalled the Nurse: "An a speak anything against me, I'll take him down, an a were lustier than he is, and twenty such jacks; and if I cannot, I'll find those that shall.............."(ROM2.3.2 or so).

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    I mean, it's possible that Ms. Streep and a professional speechwriter may have read Professor Kermode's book and said to one another something like "Good old Shakespeare! The grace and rude will thing. Let's refer to it, indirectly."

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