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The Merchant of Venice
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  • ’tis vile, unless it may be quaintly order’d, And better in my mind not undertook.
  • I’ll hold thee any wager, When we are both accoutred like young men, I’ll prove the prettier fellow of the two, And wear my dagger with the braver grace, And speak between the change of man and boy With a reed voice; and turn two mincing steps Into a manly stride; and speak of frays Like a fine bragging youth; and tell quaint lies, How honourable ladies sought my love, Which I denying, they fell sick and died; I could not do withal.

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  • We stayed in a quaint town.
  • Grandma has a quaint, old-fashioned idea of how things should work.

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