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Quotation by Shakespeare
A goodly portly man, i'faith, and a corpulent, of a cheerful
look, a pleasing eye, and a most noble carriage.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 2, sc. 4, l. 422-4.
Under cover of playing King Henry IV, he describes himself in flattering terms; "portly" means stately; "carriage" means bearing.
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