# Write the meaning In this, though I cannot be said to be a flattering honest man, it must not be denied but I am a plain-dealing villain. (Scene 3, lines 28-30)

Write the meaning

In this, though I cannot be said to be a flattering honest man, it must not be denied but I am a plain-dealing villain. (Scene 3, lines 28-30)

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Don John admits he is not an honest man but he also freely admits that he is a villain. He says it is much better to be an honest about being a villain than one who pretends to be honest but secretly connives and conspires against people.