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Maybe a touch thinner in the face, and darker, meaner, slyer, pencil-sucker, proper Dai-Book-and-Pencil when it came to it, everything recorded, pat as you like provided it suited his book and no-one else's.
Harold Ramis' comedy "Year One," starring Jack Black and Michael Cera, is slyer and funnier than most critics gave it credit for.
He also made certain that the conference was peopled in his favor and the very involvement of the Privy Council, that included Robert Cecil and other men that depended on the king for their place, shows that James was slyer about this conference than Allister McGrath for example gives him credit for.