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used in King Lear

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consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds of a thing — sometimes implying that the collection does not go well together and is of low quality
  • That lord that counsell'd thee To give away thy land, Come place him here by me,— Do thou for him stand: The sweet and bitter fool Will presently appear; The one in motley here, The other found out there.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Hall in Albany's Palace (40% in)

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