Leontes Where we're offenders now, appear soul-vex'd,
And begin, 'Why to me?'
Paulina Had she such power,
She had just cause.

The Winter's Tale, 5.1


Many people have been asking just what influence has played in the life and work of William Shakespeare. Brevity being my only hope at wit, rather than launching into long lecturous explainations, I have devised this page to display for you (new each time you refresh it) one of the many possible allusions that Shakespeare has made to in his writings. More information here.