“Shrew my heart,
You never spoke what did become you less
Than this.” (Winter’s Tale, act 1, sc. 2)
Tips for Use. Express your dismay and disagreement at what has been said or implied. Equally an elegant way to say, “Shut up!”. As we too well know, some men (and some women) will say, affirm or deny anything and everything with total unconcern even for facts, let alone truth. Today’s verbal weapon is a good both for defense and for attack.
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In the play. Jealous Leontes, king of Sicilia thinks that his virtuous wife Hermione has an affair with Polixenes, king of Bohemia. This is not true at all and Camillus, a lord in Leonte’s service says so to him using these strong words.
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