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The Merchant of Venice
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  • Therefore, thou gaudy gold, Hard food for Midas, I will none of thee; Nor none of thee, thou pale and common drudge ’Tween man and man: but thou, thou meagre lead, Which rather threaten’st than dost promise aught, Thy plainness moves me more than eloquence, And here choose I: joy be the consequence!

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  • She wore a gaudy costume.
  • By local standards, her outfit was gaudy.

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