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Everyone understood the promise, everyone was committed to the schedule, and factiousness among Republicans was kept to a minimum.
Plainly, Jonson cannot avow openly that James's reign hitherto has been distinguished by the dominance of corruption and self-interest, and the masque might comfortably be understood as generalized advice to the court to avoid factiousness in future.
It has been buffeted by the dark currents of racism, irredentism, anti-Semitism, economic upheavals and unending factiousness.