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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • TITANIA Be kind and courteous to this gentleman; Hop in his walks and gambol in his eyes; Feed him with apricocks and dewberries, With purple grapes, green figs, and mulberries; The honey bags steal from the humble-bees, And, for night-tapers, crop their waxen thighs, And light them at the fiery glow-worm’s eyes, To have my love to bed and to arise; And pluck the wings from painted butterflies, To fan the moonbeams from his sleeping eyes: Nod to him, elves, and do him courtesies.

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  • Charles and Fortinbras gamboled on ahead.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • It was somehow slightly frightening, like the gambolling of tiger cubs which will soon grow up into man-eaters.
    George Orwell  --  1984

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