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Twelfth Night
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discreet
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Twelfth Night
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  • There is no slander in an allowed fool, though he do nothing but rail; nor no railing in known discreet man, though he do nothing but reprove.
  • …error, but no madness, Yet doth this accident and flood of fortune So far exceed all instance, all discourse, That I am ready to distrust mine eyes And wrangle with my reason, that persuades me To any other trust but that I am mad, Or else the lady’s mad; yet if ’twere so, She could not sway her house, command her followers, Take and give back affairs and their despatch With such a smooth, discreet, and stable bearing, As I perceive she does: there’s something in’t That is deceivable.

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  • I trust her to be discreet.
  • You can count on her to be discreet.

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