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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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consequence
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • At ’closes in the consequence,’ at ’friend or so,’ and gentleman.’
  • At—closes in the consequence’—ay, marry!
  • The cease of majesty Dies not alone; but like a gulf doth draw What’s near it with it: it is a massy wheel, Fix’d on the summit of the highest mount, To whose huge spokes ten thousand lesser things Are mortis’d and adjoin’d; which, when it falls, Each small annexment, petty consequence, Attends the boisterous ruin.
  • Marry, sir, here’s my drift; And I believe it is a fetch of warrant: You laying these slight sullies on my son As ’twere a thing a little soil’d i’ the working, Mark you, Your party in converse, him you would sound, Having ever seen in the prenominate crimes The youth you breathe of guilty, be assur’d He closes with you in this consequence; ’Good sir,’ or so; or ’friend,’ or ’gentleman’— According to the phrase or the addition Of man and country.

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  • Think carefully. This is a consequential decision.
  • It is the most consequential tax legislation in decades.

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