Sois donc ami since' re ou since' re ennemi, Et ne reste pas
tra|"tre et fide' le a' demi. Be either a sincere
friend or a sincere enemy, And never be
half-traitor and half-faithful. Victor Marie Hugo Cromwell, act1, sc.1.
am sincere; and my intentions are perfectly honourable. I think
you will accept the fact that I'm an Englishman as a
guarantee that I am not a man to act hastily or
romantically. George Bernard Shaw Tom Broadbent to Nora Reilly. John Bull's Other
Island, act 2.