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    • Former MSE Rebecca
    • By Former MSE Rebecca 11th Nov 14, 11:48 AM
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    It's aitch not haitch
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    It's aitch not haitch 11th Nov 14 at 11:48 AM
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 15th Apr 18, 7:57 PM
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    I don't know why some retained the French pronunciation and others didn't....
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    C'est orrible mes enfants!
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    • By Pyxis 15th Apr 18, 8:07 PM
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    C'est orrible mes enfants!
    Originally posted by Sleazy
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 16th Apr 18, 7:55 AM
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    Random, I imagine, Pyxis.
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    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 16th Apr 18, 9:23 AM
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    Is it not a questions of the logistics involved?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    With Shakespeare - is it also status? Irrespective of the physical positions - the courtier will always bring the lower-status person to the higher-status.
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    • By pollypenny 16th Apr 18, 3:06 PM
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    With Shakespeare - is it also status? Irrespective of the physical positions - the courtier will always bring the lower-status person to the higher-status.
    Originally posted by NBLondon


    Do not know about that. Macbeth was higher status than Macduff and taking/ bringing him to Duncan, higher than both.

    Interesting concept, though.
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 16th Apr 18, 8:21 PM
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    With Shakespeare - is it also status? Irrespective of the physical positions - the courtier will always bring the lower-status person to the higher-status.
    Originally posted by NBLondon
    Do not know about that. Macbeth was higher status than Macduff and taking/ bringing him to Duncan, higher than both.

    Interesting concept, though.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Somewhat over my head I'm afraid ....
    (Maybe) one day I'll understand ....
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 16th Apr 18, 8:24 PM
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    Yes, because didn't etiquette decree that you introduce a lower status person to a higher status person, not the other way around?

    So lower mortals would be summoned/brought to higher mortals.
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 17th Apr 18, 9:03 AM
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    Not quite relevant in this case though, as Macbeth was physically showing Macduff to Duncan's room.

    See how I neatly avoided the controversial verb there?
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 19th Apr 18, 5:26 PM
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    Not quite relevant in this case though, as Macbeth was physically showing Macduff to Duncan's room.

    See how I neatly avoided the controversial verb there?
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Couldn't you have used either bringing or taking instead of showing in this case?
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