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The Taming of the Shrew
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balk
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • Balk logic with acquaintance that you have, And practise rhetoric in your common talk; Music and poesy use to quicken you; The mathematics and the metaphysics, Fall to them as you find your stomach serves you: No profit grows where is no pleasure ta’en; In brief, sir, study what you most affect.

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  • Our teacher balked at the suggestion of an open-book test.
  • The horse balked at the jump.

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