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Quotation by Shakespeare
Cassius is aweary of the world:
Hated by one he loves; braved by his brother;
Checked like a bondman; all his faults observed,
Set in a notebook, learned and conned by rote
To cast into my teeth.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Cassius, in Julius Caesar, act 4, sc. 3, l. 95-9.
Inviting Brutus to stab him to death; "braved" means defied; "Checked" means rebuked; "conned by rote" means learned by heart.
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