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baseness — “Forced,” THE WINTER'S TALE, ii. 3. 78. “Leontes had ordered Antigonus to take up the bastard; Paulina forbids him to touch the Princess under that appellation. Forced is false, uttered with violence to truth” (JOHNSON) , —a passage, in which Walker (see note) would make what appears to me an improper alteration.

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