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scruples
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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scruples
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • Now, whether it be Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on the event,— A thought which, quarter’d, hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward,—I do not know Why yet I live to say ’This thing’s to do;’ Sith I have cause, and will, and strength, and means To do’t.

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  • She doesn’t share my scruples on the subject.
  • Her scruples were not so strong as to withstand her friend’s arguments.

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