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too potent to be meek Does "The bearded Turk, that rarely deigns to speak, Master of all around, too potent to be meek" mean "this bearded Turk, that rarely speaks a word, who is the master of a lot of lands, how can he be that calm"?
Nov 15, 2016 11:37 AM
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It means that he is very powerful. Potent is another way to say strong, and "meek" is more or less an opposite of "brave"
November 15, 2016
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