Ophelia's false steward

Moore, Peter R.
December 1994
Notes & Queries;Dec94, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p488
Academic Journal
Comments on the usage of the phrase `the false steward' by Ophelia in the play `Hamlet,' by Shakespeare.


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