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A monarchy is like a man-of-war--bad shots between wind and water hurt it exceedingly; there is a danger of capsizing. But democra ...
These growing feathers plucked from Caesar's wing
Will make him fly an ordinary pitch,
Hence! Home, you idle creatures, get you home!
Is this a holiday?
O, the fierce wretchedness that glory brings us!
Who would not wish to be from wealth exempt,
No care, no stop; so senseless of expense
That he will neither know how to maintain it
Let's shake our heads and say,
As 'twere a knell unto our master's fortunes,
We have seen better days.
No villainous bounty yet hath passed my heart;
Unwisely, not ignobly, have I given.
Dear me! I must be turning into a god.
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