“What I think I utter and spend my malice in my breath.”
(Coriolanus, act 2, sc. 1)
Tips for use. A good way to declare both your sincerity, particularly if there is a hint or innuendo that you may be hiding something. A characteristic or quality that would be ideal with many a politician. Or at least, it would be already wonderful if they were to cut out the essentially meaningless generalizations with which they embroider their orations. A good answer during an interview or a presentation. Especially if the question is, “Is it true?”
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In the play. Menenius speaks with the tribunes and wants to make clear that he tells it as he sees it.
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