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eminent
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  • I do invest you jointly in my power, Pre-eminence, and all the large effects That troop with majesty.
  • Behold, it is the privilege of mine honours, My oath, and my profession: I protest,— Maugre thy strength, youth, place, and eminence, Despite thy victor sword and fire-new fortune, Thy valour and thy heart,—thou art a traitor; False to thy gods, thy brother, and thy father; Conspirant ’gainst this high illustrious prince; And, from the extremest upward of thy head To the descent and dust beneath thy foot, A most toad-spotted traitor.

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  • She is an eminent scholar.
  • eminent members of the community

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