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derive
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The Winter's Tale
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  • —This entertainment May a free face put on; derive a liberty From heartiness, from bounty, fertile bosom, And well become the agent:’t may, I grant: But to be paddling palms and pinching fingers, As now they are; and making practis’d smiles As in a looking-glass; and then to sigh, as ’twere The mort o’ the deer: O, that is entertainment My bosom likes not, nor my brows,—Mamillius, Art thou my boy?

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  • She likes to win, but she doesn’t derive pleasure from watching others lose.
  • I derive pleasure from my work.

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