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Who is the "Sir Oracle" being referenced in "Dracula"?

This alludes to Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice: Gratiano. Let me play the fool, With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come, And let my liver rather heat with wine Than my heart cool with ...
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Who is the "Sir Oracle" being referenced in "Dracula"?

This is a reference to a line from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, spoken by Gratiano: As who should say, “I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark.” In other words, someone ...
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