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The Taming of the Shrew
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cunning
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • I have some sport in hand wherein your cunning can assist me much.
  • But art thou not advis’d he took some care To get her cunning schoolmasters to instruct her?
  • If you, Hortensio, Or, Signior Gremio, you, know any such, Prefer them hither; for to cunning men I will be very kind, and liberal To mine own children in good bringing up; And so, farewell.
  • ’tis in my head to do my master good: I see no reason but suppos’d Lucentio Must get a father, call’d ’suppos’d Vincentio’; And that’s a wonder: fathers commonly Do get their children; but in this case of wooing A child shall get a sire, if I fail not of my cunning.
  • ] Cunning in music and the mathematics, To instruct her fully in those sciences, Whereof I know she is not ignorant.
  • ] that has been long studying at Rheims; as cunning in Greek, Latin, and other languages, as the other in music and mathematics.

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  • She came up with a cunning scheme to cheat him.
  • The worst mix — greedy, cunning, and without morals.

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