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sobering
used in
The Taming of the Shrew
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sobering
Used in
The Taming of the Shrew
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  • Sir, you seem a sober ancient gentleman by your habit, but your words show you a madman.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now shall my friend Petruchio do me grace, And offer me disguis'd in sober robes, To old Baptista as a schoolmaster Well seen in music, to instruct Bianca; That so I may, by this device at least Have leave and leisure to make love to her, And unsuspected court her by herself.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a sobering thought
as in: Talk to me when your sober.
as in: I need to sober up.
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