a.1.Mean; servile.
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78); (3) the name itself, 'Julius Caesar'; (4) the adjective 'honourable' (not present in North's translation, though 'honor' and 'honorably' are, admittedly, frequent enough); (5) the theme of deceptive honour which may have been the stimulus for the ironic use of 'honourable', at least as much as the 'boni cives' of Appian:(6) 'I could wish might be ever and only honourable, but Brokerly blowne up honour, honour by antick fawning tidied up, honour bestowed for damned deserts' (the reader should also note Caesar's indictment in the previous scene of Metellus Cimber for 'base spaniel fawning' (III.