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  • Few or none of the famous men that have lived escaped being calumniated by malice.
  • So that, O Sancho, amongst all these calumnies against good men, mine may be let pass, since they are no more than thou hast said.
  • "I have no doubt," said the duchess, "that my good Dona Rodriguez is right, and very much so; but she had better bide her time for fighting her own battle and that of the rest of the duennas, so as to crush the calumny of that vile apothecary, and root out the prejudice in the great Sancho Panza’s mind."
  • "There’s the tail to be skinned yet," said Sancho; "all so far is cakes and fancy bread; but if your worship wants to know all about the calumnies they bring against you, I will fetch you one this instant who can tell you the whole of them without missing an atom; for last night the son of Bartholomew Carrasco, who has been studying at Salamanca, came home after having been made a bachelor, and when I went to welcome him, he told me that your worship’s history is already abroad inů

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  • The committee is characterized by chaos and calumny.
  • We can expect calumny from our critics.

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