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The Taming of the Shrew
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pedantic
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • How fiery and forward our pedant is!
  • But I have cause to pry into this pedant: Methinks he looks as though he were in love.
  • But, wrangling pedant, this is The patroness of heavenly harmony: Then give me leave to have prerogative; And when in music we have spent an hour, Your lecture shall have leisure for as much.
  • Master, a mercatante or a pedant, I know not what; but formal in apparel, In gait and countenance surely like a father.
  • [To the PEDANT] Sir, this is the gentleman I told you of; I pray you stand good father to me now; Give me Bianca for my patrimony.
  • ] [Re-enter PEDANT below; BAPTISTA, TRANIO, and SERVANTS.
  • ] [Enter a PEDANT.
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  • [Enter TRANIO, and the PEDANT dressed like VINCENTIO.
  • [Exeunt TRANIO, Pedant, and BAPTISTA.
  • [Enter PEDANT above, at a window.
  • [BIONDELLO, TRANIO, and PEDANT, run out.
  • [Enter BAPTISTA, VINCENTIO, GREMIO, the PEDANT, LUCENTIO, BIANCA, PETRUCHIO, KATHERINA, HORTENSIO, and WIDOW.
  • ] PEDANT.
  • ] PEDANT.
  • ] PEDANT.

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  • Her lectures were too pedantic for my taste.
  • Don’t let grammatical pedantry obscure your authentic voice.

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