"You must have observed, gentlemen," said he, "an ignorant and a blatant ass, with a rasping throat and a countenance expressive of low malignity, who went through—I will not say sustained—the rôle (if I may use a French expression) of Claudius, King of Denmark.
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I realize what he’s done and that the flirtation on his end is blatantly obvious.
Colleen Hoover -- Slammed
At least he’s embarrassed to be caught out with Anna so blatantly.