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He was ever precise in promise-keeping. -Measure for Measure. Act i. Sc. 2.

He was ever precise in promise-keeping. -Measure for Measure. Act i. Sc. 2.

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Confusion's cure lives not
In these confusions.

Confusion's cure lives not
In these confusions.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent
lamb should be made parchment? that read more

Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent
lamb should be made parchment? that parchment, being scribbled
o'er, should undo a man? Some say the bee stings, but I say 'tis
the bee's wax; for I did but seal once to a thing, and I was
never mind own man since.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Results Quotes,
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A substitute shines brightly as a king
Until a king be by, and then his state
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A substitute shines brightly as a king
Until a king be by, and then his state
Empties itself, as dot an inland brook
Into the main of waters.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Royalty Quotes,
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O villainy! Ho! let the door be lock'd.
Treachery! seek it out.

O villainy! Ho! let the door be lock'd.
Treachery! seek it out.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Villainy Quotes,
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