Consequences Of Polonius

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In scene three of act one, Polonius, the lord of chamberlain, is giving advice to Laertes his son, saying that he should be "Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry."(1.3.75-77). This was clearly a very good advice that Laertes recieved before he returned to paris. What Polonuis is trying to say is that lending money to other, could have its own consequences and that he should beware of the people he loans them to. Because you can never be sure if that person will be able to pay you back, and you might end up borrowing some money yourself, and might get yourself in huge problems. He says that it is bad to borrow money because it sometimes seems impolite, and may

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