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Flattery

Never fear that

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Never fear that. If he be so resolv’d,
I can o’ersway him; for he loves to hear
That unicorns may be betray’d with trees,
And bears with glasses, elephants with holes,
Lions with toils, and men with flatterers;Ellipses

But when I tell him he hates flatterers
He says he does, being then most flattered.

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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 219

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The Snare of Vanity

Most high, most mighty, and most puissant Caesar

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Metellus, kneeling
Most high, most mighty, and most puissant Caesar,Anaphora
Metellus Cimber throws before thy seat
An humble heart.Synecdoche
Caesar
I must prevent thee, Cimber.
These couchings and these lowly courtesies
Might fire the blood of ordinary menSynecdoche
And turn preordinance and first decree
Into the law of children.
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I come to speak with Paris

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Pandarus
I come to speak with Paris
from the Prince Troilus. I will make a complimental
assault upon him, for my business seethes.
Man
Sodden business! There’s a stewed phrase indeed.
 Enter Paris and Helen with Attendants.
Pandarus
Fair be to you, my lord, and to all this fair
company!
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 38

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Here, sweet lord, at your service

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Horatio
Here, sweet lord, at your service.
Hamlet
Horatio, thou art e’en as just a man
As e’er my conversation coped withal.
Horatio
O, my dear lord—

Give me that man
That is not passion’s slave, and I will wear him
In my heart’s core, ay, in my heart of heart

Hamlet
Nay,
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Act 3
Scene 2
Line 55

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Hereby, upon the edge of yonder coppice

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Forester
Hereby, upon the edge of yonder coppice,
A stand where you may make the fairest shoot.
Princess
I thank my beauty, I am fair that shoot,
And thereupon thou speakst “the fairest shoot.”
Forester
Pardon me, madam, for I meant not so.
Princess
What, what? First praise me,
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Act 4
Scene 1
Line 9

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Mark Antony, shall we give sign of battle?

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Octavius
Mark Antony, shall we give sign of battle?
Antony
No, Caesar, we will answer on their charge.
Make forth. The Generals would have some words.
Octavius, to his Officers
Stir not until the signal.
 The Generals step forward.
Brutus
Words before blows;
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Act 5
Scene 1
Line 24

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