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Quotation by Shakespeare
Lord Angelo is precise, Stands at a guard with envy, scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than stone. Hence shall we see If power change purpose, what our seemers be.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Duke, in Measure for Measure, act 1, sc. 3, l. 50-4.
He knows Angelo as puritanical ("precise"), and anxious about his reputation ("at a guard with envy").
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