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Petruchio

Eat it up all, Hortensio, if thou lovest me

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Petruchio, aside to Hortensio
Eat it up all, Hortensio, if thou lovest me.—
Much good do it unto thy gentle heart.
Kate, eat apace.
Katherine and Hortensio prepare to eat.
And now, my honey love,
Will we return unto thy father’s house
And revel it as bravely as the best,

With silken coats and caps and golden rings,
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And tell me now, sweet friend, what happy gale Blows you to Padua

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Hortensio
And tell me now, sweet friend, what happy gale
Blows you to Padua here from old Verona?
Petruchio
Such wind as scatters young men through the world
To seek their fortunes farther than at home,
Where small experience grows. But in a few,
Signior Hortensio, thus it stands with me:
Antonio, my father,
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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 48

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Petruchio, shall I then come roundly to thee

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Hortensio
Petruchio, shall I then come roundly to thee
And wish thee to a shrewd ill-favored wife?
Thou ’dst thank me but a little for my counsel—
And yet I’ll promise thee she shall be rich,
And very rich. But thou ’rt too much my friend,
And I’ll not wish thee to her.

I come to wive it wealthily in Padua;
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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 69

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Petruchio, since we are stepped thus far in

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Hortensio
Petruchio, since we are stepped thus far in,
I will continue that I broached in jest.
I can, Petruchio, help thee to a wife
With wealth enough, and young and beauteous,
Brought up as best becomes a gentlewoman.

Her only fault, and that is faults enough,
Is that she is intolerable curst

Her only fault,
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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 84

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Oh, sir, such a life with such a wife were strange

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Gremio
Oh, sir, such a life with such a wife were strange.
But if you have a stomach, to ’t, i’ God’s name!
You shall have me assisting you in all.
But will you woo this wildcat?
Petruchio
Will I live?
Grumio
Will he woo her? Ay, or I’ll hang her.
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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 195

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Sir, understand you this of me

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Petruchio, to Tranio
Sir, understand you this of me, in sooth:
The youngest daughter, whom you hearken for,
Her father keeps from all access of suitors
And will not promise her to any man
Until the elder sister first be wed.
The younger then is free, and not before.
Tranio,
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Act 1
Scene 2
Line 265

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And you, good sir. Pray, have you not a daughter

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Petruchio
And you, good sir. Pray, have you not a daughter
Called Katherina, fair and virtuous?
Baptista
I have a daughter, sir, called Katherina.
Gremio, to Petruchio
You are too blunt. Go to it orderly.
Petruchio
You wrong me, Signior Gremio. Give me leave.—
I am a gentleman of Verona,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 45

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Ay, when the special thing is well obtained

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Baptista
Ay, when the special thing is well obtained,
That is, her love, for that is all in all.
Petruchio
Why, that is nothing. For I tell you, father,
I am as peremptory as she proud-minded;
And where two raging fires meet together,
They do consume the thing that feeds their fury.

And where two raging fires meet together,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 135

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Signior Petruchio, will you go with us

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Baptista
Signior Petruchio, will you go with us,
Or shall I send my daughter Kate to you?
Petruchio
I pray you do. I’ll attend her here—
All but Petruchio exit.
And woo her with some spirit when she comes!
Say that she rail, why then I’ll tell her plain
She sings as sweetly as a nightingale.
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 174

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Good morrow, Kate, for that’s your name, I hear.

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Petruchio
Good morrow, Kate, for that’s your name, I hear.
Katherine
Well have you heard, but something hard of hearing.
They call me Katherine that do talk of me.
Petruchio
You lie, in faith, for you are called plain Kate,
And bonny Kate, and sometimes Kate the curst.
But Kate, the prettiest Kate in Christendom,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 190

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