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Quotation by Shakespeare
He's a very dog to the commonalty.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. 1st Citizen, in Coriolanus, act 1, sc. 1, l. 28-9.
Referring to Caius Marcius, later named Coriolanus, one of the patricians against whom the citizens have begun an uprising; "commonalty" means state or commonwealth.
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