But Mirandy was no shrew; she was simply troubled about many things.
The jade had to come to him, at last, completely subdued, as in the “Taming of the Shrew.”
His wife is a shrew, a termagant, who embitters every hour of his existence.
Columbine snapped like the shrew she masked: "You little sneak!"
The ii point is that, if a woman have a sharp nose, then most commenly she is a shrew.
Why of Shakspeare, in his Taming of the Shrew, and elsewhere?
"When things don't suit me, I'm apt to say so; but I never scold," whined the shrew.
Shakespeare may have started it, with his silly Taming of the Shrew.
Why not rewrite 'The Taming of the Shrew' with a new background?
The better half of the knight was a shrew, and led him a wretched life.