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which he was prostrated, and more particularly
by his envy and jealousy of Richard. The
two monarchs were unlike. As a ruler, prudent and politic, Philip was greatly superior to
his rival, but as a hero he was in no wise to be
compared with the Plantagenet. The latter
was as reckless as he was brave, prodigal of
gifts, generous by nature, personally grand.