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Prado, at Padua, Act I, scene i

Prado, at Padua, Act I, scene i

Excerpt from the scene summary:   A young man named Lucentio arrives in Padua with his manservant, Tranio. Lucentio was educated in Pisa and Florence and has come to Padua to further his studies at its famous university. As he announces to Tranio, he is young and eager to learn new things. Tranio pleads that they should not forget the pleasures of life in their academic pursuits. The noisy entrance of a crowd interrupts their discussion.

Link to the full text and the information source: SparkNotes, "The Taming of the Shrew" - http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/shrew/section2.rhtml

Image Source: Circulating Collection, Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia. Subject: "The Taming of the Shrew" – Shakespeare.

Original image source: Engraved by J. Godfrey from a drawing by G.F. Sargent.

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