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Quotation by Pierre Corneille
He has served me too well; by increasing my power he has stolen it away: he is now my subject only so long as he pleases.
Pierre Corneille (1606–1684), French playwright. King Prusias, in Nicomède, act 2, sc. 1 (1651).
The king speaks of his rebellious son, who has won battles on the king's behalf.
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