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    Default A man for all seasons

    Hi there,
    I don't understand why the film is named 'A man for all seasons'.

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    Default Re: A man for all seasons

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    I don't understand why the film is named 'A man for all seasons'.

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    It's a quotation (Shakespeare?) either about Thomas More or about somebody like him. (I knew once - but I think that's enough of an idea for you to do the research).

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    PS: It wasn't Shakespeare; it was Robert Whittington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia , and he was referring to More himself. He probably had in mind Erasmus' words omnium horarum hominem.

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    Default Re: A man for all seasons

    Hi there,.
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    But I dont understand why 'for all seasons' is used to describe the 'man'?
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    Default Re: A man for all seasons

    He knew what to do at all times.

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