Taming of the Shrew, [4.5.12-15]. Katharina. “Forward, I pray, since we have come so far,/ And be it moon, or sun, or what you please;/ An if you please to call it a rush-candle,/ Henceforth I vow it shall be so for me.”

“a rush dipped in tallow, hence a very feeble light” Bevington.


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