And I,— Forsooth, in love; I, that have been love’s whip; A very beadle to a humorous sigh; A critic, nay, a night-watch constable; A domineering pedant o’er the boy, Than whom no mortal so magnificent!
He presents Hector of Troy; the swain, Pompey the Great; the parish curate, Alexander; Armado’s page, Hercules; the pedant, Judas Maccabaeus: And if these four Worthies in their first show thrive, These four will change habits and present the other five.
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Her lectures were too pedantic for my taste.
Don’t let grammatical pedantry obscure your authentic voice.