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Leaves of Grass
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  • But the sweetness of mercy brew’d bitter destruction, and the frighten’d monarchs come back, Each comes in state with his train, hangman, priest, tax-gatherer, Soldier, lawyer, lord, jailer, and sycophant.

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  • He was a sycophant to Stalin.
  • When complimenting a trait in someone, share at least one concrete example so they know it is not the empty flattery of a sycophant.

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