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King Lear
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  • How in one house
    Should many people, under two commands,
    Hold amity?
  • I promise you, the effects he writes of succeed unhappily: as of unnaturalness between the child and the parent; death, dearth, dissolutions of ancient amities; divisions in state, menaces and maledictions against king and nobles; needless diffidences, banishment of friends, dissipation of cohorts, nuptial breaches, and I know not what.

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  • If we cannot be close friends, we can at least live in amity.
  • That in alliance, amity, and oaths,
    Shakespeare, William  --  King Henry VI, Part 1

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