Q: Shakespeare "is full of quotations"

Michael Quinion wordseditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Wed May 20 08:10:56 UTC 2009

> Another Victorian reaction to seeing "Hamlet":
> "How very unlike the home life of our own dear Queen."

Surely some mistake. The conventional story has a woman commenting to a
friend on Sarah Bernhart's performance in Antony and Cleopatra in 1899.

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words
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