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  • Put on what weary negligence you please,
    You and your fellow servants. I’ll have it come to question.
  • …less, Which are to France the spies and speculations Intelligent of our state; what hath been seen, Either in snuffs and packings of the dukes; Or the hard rein which both of them have borne Against the old kind king; or something deeper, Whereof, perchance, these are but furnishings;— But, true it is, from France there comes a power Into this scatter’d kingdom; who already, Wise in our negligence, have secret feet In some of our best ports, and are at point To show their open banner.

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  • Please forgive my negligence in not calling you sooner.
  • The jury found her criminally negligent in the fulfillment of her responsibilities.

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