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Self Promotion

All this was ordered by the good discretion

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Norfolk
All this was ordered by the good discretion
Of the right reverend Cardinal of York.

No man’s pie is freed
From his ambitious finger.

Buckingham
The devil speed him! No man’s pie is freed
From his ambitious finger.Metaphor
What had he
To do in these fierce vanities?
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Act 1
Scene 1
Line 59

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If a man do not erect in this age his own tomb

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If a man do not erect in this age his own tomb ere he dies, he shall live no longer in monument than the bell rings and the widow weepsAnalogy.
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Act 5
Scene 2

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