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slander
used in King Lear

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lie to damage the reputation of another; or the lies told
  • ...go:— When priests are more in word than matter; When brewers mar their malt with water; When nobles are their tailors' tutors; No heretics burn'd, but wenches' suitors; When every case in law is right; No squire in debt nor no poor knight; When slanders do not live in tongues; Nor cutpurses come not to throngs; When usurers tell their gold i' the field; And bawds and whores do churches build;— Then shall the realm of Albion Come to great confusion: Then comes the time, who lives to...
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (92% in)

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