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Shylock a Jewish moneylender in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, who lends money to Antonio but demands in return a pound of Antonio's own flesh should the debt not be repaid on time; when the debt falls due, and Shylock enforces the penalty, Antonio is saved by Portia, who pleads successfully that if the flesh is taken it must be done without shedding blood, which is not mentioned in the deed.

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Shylock

Shylock. 6 items of incidental mus. by Fauré, Op.57, for a verse-drama (based on Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice) by Edmund Haraucourt. Comp. 1889. F.p. Paris 1889.

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Shylock (Jewish character in Shakespeare): see USURY.

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