Philological Examination Questions on
Hamlet Question: Explain: "They can well on horseback."
Answer: That is they are well skilled in horsemanship, can being
used in its original meaning, to know how to do a thing, to
be able, like the German konnen, Anglo-Saxon cunnan.
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