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The Merry Wives of Windsor
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  • …Her father means she shall be all in white; And in that habit, when Slender sees his time To take her by the hand and bid her go, She shall go with him: her mother hath intended The better to denote her to the doctor,— For they must all be mask’d and vizarded— That quaint in green she shall be loose enrob’d, With ribands pendent, flaring ’bout her head; And when the doctor spies his vantage ripe, To pinch her by the hand: and, on that token, The maid hath given consent to go with him.

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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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