> Barnwell Black wrote:
> In Lear's passage above, this is the only use in the entire play of
> the singular word God, "As if we were God's spies..." -- with upper
> case "G" too. I suspect Shakespeare did this with subtle intent.
This, at least, is unacceptable. As far as we know Shakespeare had
nothing whatever to do with the typography of any of his plays. It's
possible, of course, that the typesetter by reflex capitalized God
(singular), but that would indicate nothing on the part of Shakespeare.