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A woman impudent and mannish grown
Is not more loathed than an effeminate man
In time of action.
The common curse of mankind, folly and ignorance, be thine in great revenue!
Thou hast no more brain than I have in mine elbows.
An honest fellow enough, and one that loves quails, but he has not so much brain as ear-wax.
Old Nestor--whose wit was mouldy ere your grandsires had nails on their toes.
All the argument is a whore and a cuckold, a good quarrel to draw emulous factions and bleed to death upon!
I will keep where there is wit stirring, and leave the faction of fools.
Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery. Nothing else holds fashion.
The plague of Greece upon thee, thou mongrel beef-witted lord!
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