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deign
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • A woman mov’d is like a fountain troubled, Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty; And while it is so, none so dry or thirsty Will deign to sip or touch one drop of it.

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  • She wouldn’t deign to meet with me.
  • Will your majesty deign to excuse me?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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