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Measure for Measure
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  • O most kind maid, It was the swift celerity of his death, Which I did think with slower foot came on, That brain’d my purpose.
  • ] This is his pardon, purchas’d by such sin, For which the pardoner himself is in: Hence hath offence his quick celerity, When it is borne in high authority: When vice makes mercy, mercy’s so extended That for the fault’s love is the offender friended.

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  • Congress moved with surprising celerity.
  • she proceeded to arrange the cups, spoons, etc., with assiduous celerity.
    Bronte, Charlotte  --  Jane Eyre

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