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motley
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As You Like It
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  • —I met a fool i’ the forest, A motley fool;—a miserable world!
  • — As I do live by food, I met a fool, Who laid him down and bask’d him in the sun, And rail’d on Lady Fortune in good terms, In good set terms,—and yet a motley fool.
  • Motley’s the only wear.
  • I am ambitious for a motley coat.
  • Will you be married, motley?
  • When I did hear The motley fool thus moral on the time, My lungs began to crow like chanticleer, That fools should be so deep contemplative; And I did laugh sans intermission An hour by his dial.
  • Invest me in my motley; give me leave To speak my mind, and I will through and through Cleanse the foul body of the infected world, If they will patiently receive my medicine.
  • This is the motley-minded gentleman that I have so often met in the forest: he hath been a courtier, he swears.

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  • They are a motley crew.
  • a motley mix of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and other programs

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