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" He is familiar with the prince only as an agent of vice ; but of this familiarity he is so proud as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of importance to the duke of Lancaster. Yet the man thus corrupt, thus... "
King John. King Richard II. King Henry IV, part I-II - Page 497
by William Shakespeare - 1773
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The Living Age, Volume 276

1913
...1766. and insult the defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirizes in their absence those whom he lives by flattering. He is familiar with the...as an agent of vice; but of this familiarity he is so proud, as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of...
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A Novelist on Novels

Walter Lionel George - 1918 - 245 pages
...timorous, and insult the defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirises in their absence those whom he lives by flattering. He is familiar with the...as an agent of vice; but of this familiarity he is so proud, as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of...
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Literary Chapters

Walter Lionel George - 1918 - 241 pages
...1765. 152 obsequious and malignant, he satirises in their absence those whom he lives by nattering. He is familiar with the prince only as an agent of vice ; but of this familiarity he is so proud, as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of...
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William Shakespeare: The Critical Heritage, Volume 5

Brian Vickers - 1995 - 568 pages
...timorous and insult the defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirises in their absence those whom he lives by flattering. He is familiar with the...as an agent of vice, but of this familiarity he is so proud as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of importance...
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Henry V

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...timorous and insult the defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirizes in their absence those whom he lives by flattering. He is familiar with the...as an agent of vice, but of this familiarity he is so proud as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of importance...
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Henry IV, Part 1

William Shakespeare - 2002 - 148 pages
...defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirizes in their absence those whom he lives by nattering. He is familiar with the Prince only as an agent of vice, but of this familiarity he is so proud as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of importance...
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The Artistry of Shakespeare's Prose

Brian Vickers - 2004 - 452 pages
...timorous and insult the defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirises in their absence those whom he lives by flattering. He is familiar with the...as an agent of vice, but of this familiarity he is so proud as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of importance...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...timorons, and iusult the defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirises in their absence those whom he lives by flattering. He is familiar with the...as an agent of vice ; but of this familiarity he is so proud, as not only to be supercilious and hanghty with common men, but to think his interest of...
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The Fortunes of Falstaff

John Dover Wilson - 1943 - 143 pages
...timorous and insult the defenceless. At once obsequious and malignant, he satirises in their absence those whom he lives by flattering. He is familiar with the...as an agent of vice, but of this familiarity he is so proud as not only to be supercilious and haughty with common men, but to think his interest of importance...
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