The Taming of the Shrew Quotes
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O monstrous beast! how like a swine he lies! Grim death, how foul and loathsome is thine image! Sirs, I will practise on this drunken man. (Induction.1.4)
Art and Culture Quotes
Persuade him that he hath been lunatic; And when he says he is, say that he dreams, For he is nothing but a mighty lord. This do and do it kindly, gentle sirs: It will be pastime passing excellent,...
But in the other's silence do I see Maid's mild behavior and sobriety. Peace, Tranio! (1.1.3)
BAPTISTA Faith, gentlemen, now I play a merchant's part, And venture madly on a desperate mart. TRANIO 'Twas a commodity lay fretting by you: 'Twill bring you gain, or perish on the seas. (2.1.22)
What, would you make me mad? Am not I Christopher Sly, old Sly's son of Burtonheath, by birth a pedlar, by education a cardmaker, by transmutation a bear-herd, and now by present profession a tinke...
Society and Class Quotes
For God's sake, a pot of small ale. (Induction.2.1)
VINCENTIO Art thou his father? Pedant Ay, sir; so his mother says, if I may believe her. (5.1.5)
Language and Communication Quotes
A pair of stocks, you rogue! (Induction.1.1)