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spurn
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The Merchant of Venice
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  • You say so: You that did void your rheum upon my beard, And foot me as you spurn a stranger cur Over your threshold; moneys is your suit.
  • I am as like to call thee so again, To spet on thee again, to spurn thee too.
  • Or Shall I bend low and, in a bondman’s key, With bated breath and whisp’ring humbleness, Say this:— ’Fair sir, you spit on me on Wednesday last; You spurn’d me such a day; another time You call’d me dog; and for these courtesies I’ll lend you thus much moneys?’

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  • Her father—spurned and rejected and lovelorn?
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • I wanted to spurn the Herondale name because I thought I hated my father, but I don’t hate him.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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