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    a Triton among (of) the minnows

    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following Shakespeare’s verses?

    It is a mind
    That shall remain a poison where it is,
    Not poison any further.

    Shall remain!
    Hear you this Triton of the minnows? Mark you His absolute “shall”? (Shakespeare’s “Coridanus”)

    a Triton among (of) the minnows = a giant among the dwarfs

    Thank you for your efforts.



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