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The Merchant of Venice
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  • In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt But, being season’d with a gracious voice, Obscures the show of evil?
  • I am a tainted wether of the flock, Meetest for death; the weakest kind of fruit Drops earliest to the ground, and so let me.

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    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • The stench of refuse taints the air.
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