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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • Sir, I shall not be slack; in sign whereof, Please ye we may contrive this afternoon, And quaff carouses to our mistress’ health; And do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.
  • Obey the bride, you that attend on her; Go to the feast, revel and domineer, Carouse full measure to her maidenhead, Be mad and merry, or go hang yourselves: But for my bonny Kate, she must with me.
  • But after many ceremonies done, He calls for wine: ’A health!’ quoth he, as if He had been abroad, carousing to his mates After a storm; quaff’d off the muscadel, And threw the sops all in the sexton’s face, Having no other reason But that his beard grew thin and hungerly And seem’d to ask him sops as he was drinking.

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  • They were out carousing last night.
  • night, as he was carousing among drunken companions, a letter was put into his hand.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin

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