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C. 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 1.

c. 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 1,.

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cold comfortMuch less reassurance, consolation, aid, or pleasure than one needs or desires.
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