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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • There’s letters seal’d: and my two schoolfellows,— Whom I will trust as I will adders fang’d,— They bear the mandate; they must sweep my way And marshal me to knavery.

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as in: a legal mandate Define
an instruction that must be followed; or to command
as in: the election gave her a mandate Define
power given to someone to do something -- especially a government to implement policies based on an electoral victory
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