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The Merchant of Venice
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  • About a hoop of gold, a paltry ring That she did give me, whose posy was For all the world like cutlers’ poetry Upon a knife, ’Love me, and leave me not.’

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  • I lick my lips, already thirsty, and hunch beneath the paltry shade of the Jack tree to consider my predicament.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • There was no way an eighty-six-year-old man could have stopped them from getting away with their paltry loot.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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