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presumption
used in
The Taming of the Shrew
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presumption
Used in
The Taming of the Shrew
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  • Hortensio, hark: This gentleman is happily arriv'd, My mind presumes, for his own good and ours.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now let me see if I can construe it: 'Hic ibat Simois,' I know you not; 'hic est Sigeia tellus,' I trust you not; 'Hic steterat Priami,' take heed he hear us not; 'regia,' presume not; 'celsa senis,' despair not.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Call forth Nathaniel, Joseph, Nicholas, Philip, Walter, Sugarsop, and the rest; let their heads be sleekly combed, their blue coats brush'd and their garters of an indifferent knit; let them curtsy with their left legs, and not presume to touch a hair of my master's horse-tail till they kiss their hands.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: presumption of innocence
as in: he is presumptious
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