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- How shall we beguile The lazy time, if not with some delight?5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS (12% in)
beguile = to charm someone; or to deceive — especially through charm
- I jest to Oberon, and make him smile, When I a fat and bean-fed horse beguile, Neighing in likeness of a filly foal; And sometime lurk I in a gossip's bowl, In very likeness of a roasted crab; And, when she drinks, against her lips I bob, And on her withered dewlap pour the ale.2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A wood near Athens (16% in)
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