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  1. Mar 2020
    1. There’s neither honesty, manhood, nor good fellowship in thee, nor thou camest not of the blood royal, if thou darest not stand for ten shillings.

      Falstaff's wayward ideals are highlighted through his crooked definition of honesty, manhood -- although we can consider this a conscious joke from Falstaff, it still plays to his corrupt character that he would consider robbery a joke

    2. O, thou hast damnable iteration, and art, indeed, able to corrupt a saint. Thou hast done much harm upon me, Hal; God forgive thee for it! Before I knew thee, Hal, I knew nothing; and now am I, if a man should speak truly, little better than one of the wicked.

      Ironic -- Falstaff claims that Hal has corrupted him, shifting the blame for his lack of discipline onto someone else.