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Escalus

Of government the properties to unfold

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Duke
Of government the properties to unfold
Would seem in me t’ affect speech and discourse,
Since I am put to know that your own science
Exceeds, in that, the lists of all advice
My strength can give you. Then no more remains
But that, to your sufficiency, as your worth is able,
And let them work.
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Well; heaven forgive him! And forgive us all!

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Well; heaven forgive him! And forgive us all!
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall;
Some run from brakes of ice and answer none,
And some condemned for a fault alone.Anaphora & Hyperbaton

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What news abroad i’ th’ world?

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Escalus
What news abroad i’ th’ world?
Vincentio, the Duke
None, but that there is so great a fever on goodness, that the dissolution of it must cure it. Novelty is only in request, and, as it is, as dangerous to be ag’d in any kind of course, as it is virtuous to be constant in any undertaking.
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