Mercury and Richard 3

Mercury and Richard 3

There’s a later repeat of this imagery, in Romeo + Juliet, as mentioned before.

But he, poor man, by your first order died,
And that a winged Mercury did bear;
Some tardy cripple bare the countermand,
That came too lag to see him buried.

    Gloucester in Shakespeare’s
    Richard 3 (II.i.88-92)

It’s a fine example of the old Mercury Retrograde trick, “You got the email, right?”

Mercury is in apparent retrograde motion from August 30 to September 22 – but?

You got the email, right?


Portable Mercury Retrograde

Anecdotes and antidotes:

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