Taming of the Shrew, [4.3.63-68]. Haberdasher. “Here is the cap your worship did bespeak.” Petruchio. “Why, this was molded on a porringer–/ A velvet dish. Fie, fie, ’tis lewd and filthy./ Why, ’tis a cockle or a walnut-shell,/ A knack, a toy, a trick, a baby’s cap./ Away with it! Come, let me have a bigger.”


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  1. Shakespeare’s Plants (alphabetical) « PLANTS Says:

    […] Wheat: “measures of wheat to Rome,”Antony and Cleopatra, [2.6.45]; Tempest, [4.1.60-75]; green wheat Midsummer Night’s Dream, [1.1.182-185]; King Henry 4.2, [5.1.12-16]; Merry Wives of Windsor, [4.2.149-154]; Taming of the Shrew, [4.3.63-68]. […]

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