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politic
used in As You Like It

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Definition
prudent, expedient, and shrewd
  • I have trod a measure; I have flattered a lady; I have been politic with my friend, smooth with mine enemy; I have undone three tailors; I have had four quarrels, and like to have fought one.
    5.4 — Act 5 Scene 4 — Another part of the Forest (23% in)
  • I have neither the scholar's melancholy, which is emulation; nor the musician's, which is fantastical; nor the courtier's, which is proud; nor the soldier's, which is ambitious; nor the lawyer's, which is politic; nor the lady's, which is nice; nor the lover's, which is all these: but it is a melancholy of mine own, compounded of many simples, extracted from many objects: and, indeed, the sundry contemplation of my travels; in which my often rumination wraps me in a most humorous...
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (7% in)

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