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Quotation by Shakespeare
Why, what a candy deal of courtesy
This fawning greyhound then did proffer me!
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Hotspur, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 1, sc. 3, l. 251-2.
Henry IV once needed the help of Hotspur to regain his rights; "candy deal" means sugary quantity.
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