Edgar Look up, my lord.
Kent Vex not his ghost: O, let him pass! he hates him much
That would upon the rack of this tough world
Stretch him out longer.

King Lear, 5.3


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.