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  • ’Very good,’ replied Mr. Brownlow, smiling; ’but no doubt they will bring that about for themselves in the fulness of time, and if we step in to forestall them, it seems to me that we shall be performing a very Quixotic act, in direct opposition to our own interest—or at least to Oliver’s, which is the same thing.’

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  • a quixotic law that was supposed to end excessive influence of special interests in government
  • as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood

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