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false as Cressida

Unfaithful. A phrase used to underscore one's infidelity. In medieval tales of the Trojan War, Cressida is a Trojan woman who pledged herself to Troilus, only to forsake him for Diomedes later. I know you cheated on me! You're as false as Cressida!
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As a sample of what becomes possible, try this scene from Troilus and Cressida where Shakespeare is doing his best to make his bare stage flexible and dynamic in order to sustain interest and appeal.