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scorn
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Love's Labour's Lost
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  • I’ll lay my head to any good man’s hat These oaths and laws will prove an idle scorn.
  • I think scorn to sigh: methinks I should out-swear Cupid.
  • How will he scorn! how will he spend his wit!
  • — Here stand I, lady; dart thy skill at me; Bruise me with scorn, confound me with a flout; Thrust thy sharp wit quite through my ignorance; Cut me to pieces with thy keen conceit; And I will wish thee never more to dance, Nor never more in Russian habit wait.
  • A jest’s prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it: then, if sickly ears, Deaf’d with the clamours of their own dear groans, Will hear your idle scorns, continue then, And I will have you and that fault withal; But if they will not, throw away that spirit, And I shall find you empty of that fault, Right joyful of your reformation.

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  • Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
  • That coach scorns students who don’t have natural ability.

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