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The Taming of the Shrew
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sullen
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • ’twas told me you were rough, and coy, and sullen, And now I find report a very liar; For thou art pleasant, gamesome, passing courteous, But slow in speech, yet sweet as spring-time flowers.
  • Such duty as the subject owes the prince, Even such a woman oweth to her husband; And when she is froward, peevish, sullen, sour, And not obedient to his honest will, What is she but a foul contending rebel And graceless traitor to her loving lord?

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  • She changed from outgoing child to sullen teenager.
  • A sullen crowd watched the execution.

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