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ignoble
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • How could he hit their conscience or how cast his shadow over the imaginations of their daughters, before their squires begat upon them, that they might breed a race less ignoble than their own?

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  • There is something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude.
  • To give him annual tribute, do him homage;
    Subject his coronet to his crown, and bend
    The dukedom, yet unbow’d—alas, poor Milan!—
    To most ignoble stooping.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest

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