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Taming of the Shrew

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The plot was borrowed from a drama of the same title, published by S. Leacroft, of Charing Cross, under the title of Six Old Plays on which Shakespeare Founded his Comedies. The induction was borrowed from Heuterusʹ Rerum Burgumdarum (lib. iv.), a translation of which was published in 1607 by E. Grimstone, and called Admirable and Memorable Histories. Dr. Percy thinks that the ballad of The Frolicksome Duke, or the Tinker’s Good Fortune, published in the Pepys Collection, may have suggested the induction. (See Sly.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Tally
Tally-ho!
Tallyman (A)
Talmud (The)
Talpot or Talipot Tree
Talus
Tam-o-Shanter’s Mare
Tamarisk
Tame Cat (A)
Tamerlane
Taming of the Shrew
Tammany (St.)
Tammany Ring
Tammuz
Tancred (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Tandem
Tandem D.O.M
Tangie
Tanist (A)
Tanist Stone
Tankard of October (A)