Posted by pancho (22.214.171.124) on January 21, 2002 at 18:42:50:
In Reply to: Re: How can a guy resist? posted by Melody on January 21, 2002 at 17:21:10:
That wonderful speech is from The Merchant of Venice...uttered by Shylock, the Jew incarnate. You have to give Shakespeare his due, the man actually placed an impassioned and reasoned condemnation of Christian anti-semitism into the mouth of a Jew who otherwise bore all the usual stereotypes on his back...but for that one speech Shakespeare allowed the Jews to get a little revenge...and it is wonderful.
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