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ABANDON, – You clown, abandon, – which is in the vulgar leave, – the society As You Like It, v. 1.

Abandon the society of this female, or, clown, thou perishest
ABANDONED. —
Being there alone, Left and abandoned of his velvet friends

ii. 1. He hath abandoned his physicians .

All's Well, i. 1. ABATEMENT. - Falls into abatement and low price, Even in a minute

Twelfth Night, i. 1. This would' changes And hath abatements and delays

Hamlet, iv. 7. ABEOMINABLE. This is abhominable, - which he would call abbominable Love's L. Lost, v. I. ABBOT. - See thou shake the bags Of hoarding abbots

King John, iii. 3. A-BED. - Not to be a-bed after inidnight is to be up betimes

Twelfth Night, ii. 3. But for your company, I would have been a-bed an hour ago

Romeo and Juliet, iii. 4. ABEL. – Be thou cursed Cain, To slay thy brother Abel, if thou wilt

i Henry VI. i. 3. Which blood, like sacrificing Abel's, cries

Richard II. i. I. AEET – And you that do abet him in this kind Cherish rebellion

ii. 3. ABETTING him to thwart me in my mood

Com, of Errors, ii. 2. ABHOMINABLE. – This is abhominable, - which he would call abbominable . Love's L. Lost, v. I. ABHOR. - Whom she hath in all outward behaviours seemed ever to abhor

Much Ado, ii. 3. I abhor such fanatical phantasimes.

Love's L. Lost, v. 1. If ever I did dream of such a matter, Abhor me

Othello, i. 1. It doth abhor me now I speak the word

iv. ABHORRED. – But if one present The abhorred ingredient to his eye.

W'inter's Tale, ii. 1. More abhorred Than spotted livers in the sacrifice

Troi. and Cress. v. 3. Boils and plagues Plaster you o’er, that you may be abhorred

Coriolanus, i. 4. His name remains To the ensuing age abhorred With all the abhorred births below crisp heaven

Timon of Athens, iv. 3. O abhorred spirits! Not all the whips of heaven are large enough Aud that the lean abhorred monster keeps Thee here in dark

Romeo and Juliet, v. 3. And now, how abhorred in my imagination it is! my gorge rises at it

Hamlet, v. 1. Who having seen me in my worst estate, Shunned my abhorred society

King Lear, v. 3. It is I That all the abhorred things o' the earth amend By being worse than they. Cymbeline, v. 5. ABIDE. – By my troth, I cannot abide the smell of hot meat since

Merry Wives, i. i. When you depart from me, sorrow abides and happiness takes his leave .

Much Ado, i. 1. Abide me, if thou darest ; for well I wot Thou runn'st before me

Mid. N. Dream, iii. 2. A' could never abide carnation ; 't was a colour he never liked

Henry V". ii. 3. Let no man abide this deed, But we the doers

Julius Cæsar, iii. 1. If it be found so, some will dear abide it . ABILITIES, — Your abilities are too infant-like for doing much alone .

Coriolanus, i. 1. All our abilities, gists, natures, shapes, Severals and generals of grace exact Troi. and Cress. i.

3. I will do All my abilities in thy behalf

Othello, iii. 3. ABILITY, – Policy of mind, Ability in means and choice of friends

Much Ado, iv. 1. Out of my lean and low ability I 'll lend you something .

Twelfth Night, iii. 4. Any thing, my lord, That my ability may undergo

Winter's Tale, ii. 3. ABJECT. – To make a loathsome abject scorn of me

Com. of Errors, iv. 4.

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ABJECT. We are the queen's abjects, and must obey

Richard III. i. 1. I read in 's looks Matters against me; and his eye reviled Me, as his abject object Henry IIII. i. 1. ABJURE. Either to die the death, or to abjure For ever the society of men Mid. N. Dream, i. 1. ABLE. - Be able for thine enemy Rather in power than use .

All's Well, i. 1. I am the greatest, able to do least, Yet most suspected .

Romeo and Juliet, v. 3. None does offend, none, I say, none : I'll able 'em

King Lear, iv. 6. ABODE. – Sweet friends, your patience for my long abode

Mer, of Venice, ii. 6. ABODEMENTS. — Tush, man, abodements must not now affright us

:3 Henry 1'7. iv. 7. ABOMINABLE. - Such abominable words as no Christian ear can endure to hear . 2 Henry V'l. iv. 7. ABOMINABLY. — They imitated humanity so abominably.

Hamlet, iii. 2. ABOVE. - This above all: to thine ownself be true.

i. 3. 'Tis not so above ; There is no shuffling, there the action lies In his true nature.

iii. 3. ABRAHAM-Sweet peace conduct his siveet soul to the bosom Of good old Abraham! Richard 11. iv. I. The sons of Edward sleep in Abraham's boscm

Richard III. iv. 3. ABRAM. - O father Abram, what these Christians are!

Mer. of Venice, i. 3. Abridgement. - Say, what abridgement have you for this evening?

Mid. N. Dream, v. 1. For look, where my abridgement comes .

Hamlet, ii, 2. This fierce abridgement Hath to it circumstantial branches

Cyinbeline, v. 5. ABROACH. Who set this ancient quarrel new abroach: . .

Romeo and Juliet, i. 1. The secret mischiefs that I set abroach, I lay unto the grievous charge of others . Richard III. i. 3. ABROAD. – I have for the most part been aired abroad

W'inter's Tale, iv. 2. What news abroad? No news so bad abroad as this at home

Richard III i. 1. And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad.

Hamlet, i. 1. ABROGATE So it shall please you to abrogate scurrility

Love's L. Lost, iv. 2. ABRUPTION. - What makes this pretty abruption?.

Troi. and Cress. ii. 2. ABSENCE - Which death or absence soon shall remedy

Alid. N. Dream, iji. 2. There is not one among them but I dote on his very absence.

Mer. of Venice, i. 2. We should hold day with the Antipodes, lí you would walk in absence of the sun . By reason of his absence, there is nothing That you will feed on

As You Like It, ii. 4. I am questioned by my fears of what may chance or breed upon our absence Winter's Tale, i. 2. Our absence makes us unthrifty to our knowledge Thy grief is but thy absence for a time. – Joy abseni, grief is present for that time Richard 11. i. 3. I hope, My absence doth neglect no great designs

Richard III. ii. 4. His absence, sir, Lays blame upon his promise

Macbeth, iii. 4. I a heavy interim shall support By his dear absence .

Othello, i. 3. ABSENT. – Attend upon the coming space, Expecting absent friends

All's Well, ii. 3. They have seemed to be together, though absent.

Winter's Tale, i. 1. Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed

King John, iii. 4. What pricks you on To take advantage of the absent time?

Richard II. ii. 3. None serve with him but constrained things Whose hearts are absent too

Macbeth, v. 4. If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart, Absent thee from felicity awhile .

Hamlet, v. 2. ABSEY. — Then comes answer like an Absey book .

K’ing yohn, i. 1. ABSOLLTE. -- So absolute As our conditions shall consist upon .

2 Henry IV. iv, 1. Be absolute for death ; either death or life Shall thereby be the sweeter Meas. for Meas. ill. i. It is a most absolute and excellent horse .

Henry Viini. 7. Hear you this Trison of the minnows? mark you His absolute 'shall'

Coriolanus, ii. 1. You are too absolute; Though therein you can never be too noble . Most absolute sir, if thou wilt have The leading of thinc own revenges

iv. 5. With an absolute Sir, not I.' The cloudy messenger turns me his back

Macbeth, iii. 6. How absolute the knave is! we must speak by the card

Hamlet, v. 1. My soul hath her content so absolute That not another comfort like to this Succeeds Othello, ii. i. Sweet Alexas, most any thing Alexas, almost most absolute Alexas

Ant. and Cleo. i. 2. ABSTINENCE. - A man of stricture and firm abstinence

veas. for Meas, i. 3. He doth with holy abstinence subdue Thai in himself Your stomachs are too young; And abstinence engenders maladies

Lore's L. Lost, iv. 3. Refrain to-night, and that shall lend a kind of casiness To the next abstinence Hamlet, iii. 4. ABSTRACT. - He hath an abstract for the remembrance of such places .

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AESTRACT. – This little abstract doth contain that large Which died in Geffrey. King John, ii. 1. Bref abstract and record of tedious days, Rest thy unrest .

Richard III. iv. 4. They are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time

Hamlet, ii, 2. A man who is the abstract of all faults That all men follow

Ant. and Cleo. i. 4. ASTED. – This proffer is absurd and reasonless

i Henry V'l. v, 4. A fault against the dead, a fault to nature, To reason most absurd.

Hamlet, i. 2. Let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp And crook the pregnant hinges of the knee Å BUNDANCE. – That deafs our ears With this abundance of superfluous breath .. King John, ii. 1.

If your miseries were in the same abundance as your good fortunes are Mer. of l'enice, i. 2. He may sleep in security; for he hath the horn of abundance

2 Henry II. 1. 2. Such are the rich, That have abundance and enjoy it not AFCSE -- - Lend him your kind pains To find out this abuse

Meas. for Meas. v. 1. Abuses our young plants with carving 'Rosalind' on their barks

As you Like It, iii. 2. For the poor abuses of the time want countenance

i Henry Il. i. 2. Cries out upon abuses, seems to weep Over his country's wrongs I shall drive you thien to confess the wilful abuse .

. 2 Henry Il'. ii. 4. Linger your patience on; and we'll digest The abuse of distance

. Henry I. ii. Prol. Why hast thou broken faith with me, Knowing how hardly I can brook abuse? . 2 Henry 1'7. v. 1. Strained from that fair use Revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse . Romeo and Juliet, ii. 3. The abuse of greatness is, when it disjoins Remorse from power.

Julius Cæsar, ii. 1. As he is very potent with such spirits, Abuses me to damn me

Hamlet, ii. 2. I confess, it is my nature's plague To spy into abuses

Othello, ini. 3. ABIED. You are abused, and by some putter-on That will be damned for 't W'inter's Tale, ii. 1. Abused her delicate youth with drugs or minerals That weaken motion

Othello, i. 2. *T is better to be much abused Than but to know't a little Mware abused Beyond the mark of thought

Ant. and Cleo. iii, 6. Why hast thou abused So many miles with a pretence ?

Cymbeline, ini. 4. AETHER. – I therefore apprehend and do attach thee For an abuser of the world Othello, i. 2. AE SING, – An old abusing of God's patience and the king's English

Merry Ilives, i. 4. Abys. – What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time?

Tempest, i, 2. And shot their fires Into the abysm of hell

Ant. and Cleo. iii, 13. ACADEME – A little Academe, Still and contemplative in living art

Love's L. Lost, i. 1. The books, the academes From whence doth spring the true Promethean fire . They are the books, the arts, the academes, That show, contain, and nourish all the world AGENT. – You find not the apostraphas, and so miss the accent

IV. 2. Action and accent did they teach him there. Throttle their practised accent in their fears

Mid. V. Dream, v. I. Yoer accent is something finer than you could purchase in so removed a dwelling As You Like It, iii. 2. A terrible oath, with a swaggering accent sharply twanged off

Twelfth Vight, iii. 4. The accent of his tongue affecteth him

King John, i. 1. The senseless brands will sympathize The heavy accent of thy moving tongue Richard II. v. 1. To pant, And breathe short-winded accents of new broils

i Henry IV. i. 1. I have a touch of your condition, which cannot brook the accent of reproof.

Richard III. iv. 4. Do not take His rougher accents for malicious sounds.

Coriolanus, iii. 3. Such anuc, lisping, affecting fantasticoes; these new tuners of accents Romeo and Juliet, ii. 4. Our Lofty scene be acted over In states unborn and accents yet unknown Julius Caesar, ii, 1. Prophesying with accents terrible Of dire combustion

Macbeth, ii. 3. Weil spoken, with good accent and good discretion

Hamlet, ii. 2. Neither having the accent of Christians, nor the gait of Christian, pagar If but as well I other accents borrow, That can my speech defuse

K’ing Lear, i. 4. I am no flatterer : he that beguiled you in a plain accent was a plain knave .

ii. 2. T'll call aloud. - Do, with like timorous accent and dire yell.

Othello, i. 1. ACCEPT. – If you accept them, then their worth is great

Tam of the Shrew', ii. 1. We will suddenly Pass our accept and peremptory answer

Henry V. v. 2. ACCEPTANCE. – I leave him to your gracious acceptance.

Mer. of l'emise, iv. 1. ACCESS. - Make thick my blood ; Stop up the access and passage to remorse

Jacbeth, i. 5. ACCIDENCE. - Ask him some questions in his accidence

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ACCIDENT. - 'Tis an accident that heaven provides

Meas. for Meas. iv. 3. This is an accident of hourly proof, Which I mistrusted not

Mouch Ado, ii. 1. Think no more of this night's accidents But as the fierce vexation of a dream Mid. N. Dream, iv. i. Yet doth this accident and flood of fortune So far exceed all instance

Twelfth Night, iv. 3. But as the unthought-on accident is guilty To what we wildly do

Winter's Tale, iv. 4. 'Tis not a visitation framed, but forced By need and accident And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents .

i Henry IV. i. 2. Spirits that admonish me And give me signs of future accidents .

, i Henry VI. v. 3. As place, riches, favour, Prizes of accident as oft as merit.

Troi. and Cress. jii. 3. Let these threats alone, Till accident or purpose bring you to't ,

iv. 5. Grief joys, joy grieves, on slender accident

Hamlet, iii. 2. Even his mother shall uncharge the practice And call it accident

iv. 7. Delays as many As there are tongues, are hands, are accidents This accident is not unlike my dream: Belief of it oppresses me

Othello, i. 1. Of moving accidents by tlood and field, Of hair-breadth scapes . The shot of accident, nor dart of chance, Could neither graze nor pierce These bloody accidents must excuse my manners . Do it at once ; Orthy precedent services are all But accidents unpurposed Ant, and Cleo. iv. 14. Do that thing that ends all other deeds; Which shackles accidents and bolts up change All solemn things Should answer solemn accidents

Cymbeline, iv. 2. Be not with mortal accidents opprest; No care of yours it is

V. 4. ACCIDENTAL. — Thy sin 's not accidental, but a trade .

Meas. for Meas. ii. 1. Of your philosophy you make no use, If you give place to accidental evils Julius Cæsar, iv. 3. ACCITE. -- What accites your most worshipful thought to think so?

. 2 Henry IV. 1. 2. We will accite, As I before remembered, all our state ACCLAMATIONS. – You shout me forth In acclamations hyperbolical

Coriolanus, i. 9. ACCOMMODATED. -- A soldier is better accommodated than with a wife

2 Henry IV. iii. 2. Better accommodated! it is good; yea, indeed, is it . Accommodated! it comes of accommodo': very good; a good phrase

111. 2. Accommodated; that is, when a man is, as they say, accommodated When a man is, being, whereby a' may be thought to be accommodated .

11. 2. ACCOMMODATION. — Such accommodation and besort As levels with her breeding . Othello, i. 3. All the accommodations that thou bear'st Are nursed by baseness

Meas. for Meas. iii. 1. ACCOMPANY. – That which should accompany old age, As honour, love

Macbeth, v. 3. ACCOMPLISHED. — Valiant, wise, remorseful, well accomplished

Two Gen. of Verona, iv. 3. They shall think we are accomplished with that we lack

Mer. of Venice, iii. 4. Even so looked he, Accomplished with the number of thy hours

Richard II. ii. I. All the number of his fair demands Shall be accomplished without contradiction ACCOMPLISHMENT. Turning the accomplishment of many years Into an hour-glass Henry V. Prol. ACCOMPT. – Our compelled sins Stand more for number than for accompt Meas. for Meas. ii. 4. He can write and read and cast accompt. -- monstrous !

2 Henry VI. iv. 2. ACCORD. — Then let your will attend on their accords .

Com. of Errors, ii. 1. You must buy that peace With full accord to all our just demands

Henry V. v. 2. Plant neighbourhood and Christian-like accord in their sweet bosoms This gentle and unforced accord of Hamlet Sits smiling to my heart

Hamlet, i. 2. ACCORDING. — 'Faith, my lord, I spoke it but according to the trick .

Meas. for Meas. v. I. The ’ort is, according to our meaning, -resolutely': his meaning is good Merry Wives, i. 1. According to Fates and Destinies and such odd sayings

Mer. of Venice, ii. 2. Make it orderly and well, According to the fashion and the time

Tam. of the Shrew, iv. 3. Clap him and hiss him, according as he pleased and displeased them

Julius Cæsar, i. 2. According to the gift which bounteous nature Hath in him closed

Macbeth, iii. i. According to the phrase or the addition Of man and country.

Hamlet, ii. 1. ACCOUNT. - Only to stand high in your account .

Mer, of Venice, iii. 2. Their speed Hath been beyond account

Winter's Tale, ii. 3. I will call him to so strict account, That he shall render every glory up

i Henry Iliji. 2. About his shelves A beggarly account of empty boxes

Romeo and Juliet, v. 1. Takes no account How things go from him, nor resumes no care

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ACCOUNT.–What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account? Macbeth, v. 1. Bat sent to my account with all my imperfections on my head

Hamlet, i. 5. ACCOUNTANT. – His offence is so, as it appears, Accountant to the law

Meas. for Meas. ii. 4. ACCOUTRED 25 I was, I plunged in And bade him follow .

Julius Cæsar, i. 2. ACCOUTREYENTS. - You are rather point-device in your accoutrements. As You Like It, iii. 2. ACCURSED and unquiet wrangling days, How many of you have mine eyes beheld! Richard III. ii. 4. Accursed, unhappy, wretched, hateful day!.

Romeo and Juliet, iv. 5. Let this pernicious hour Stand aye accursed in the calendar

Macbeth, iv. 1. Accussed be that tongue that tells me so, For it hath cowed my better part of man!.

V. 8. ACCUSATION. – My place i' the state will so your accusation overweigh Meas. for Nleas. ii. 4. Be you constant in the accusation, and my cunning shall not shame me

Much Ado, ii. 2. With public accusation, uncovered slander, unmitigated rancour

iv. 1. What I am to say must be but that which contradicts my accusation

Winter's Tale, iii. 2. I doubt not then but innocence shall make False accusation blush Let not his report Come current for an accusation

i Henry IV. i. 3. We come pot by the way of accusation, To taint that honour.

Henry VII. iii. i. ACCUSE – May, though they cannot praise us, as little accuse us .

W'inter's Tale, i. 1. I could accuse me of such things that it were better my mother had not borne me Hamlet, ini. I. ACCUSER. --Ourselves will hear The accuser and the accused freely speak.

Richard II. i. 1. ACE – Less than an ace, man; for he is dead; he is nothing .

Mid. N. Drean, v. 1. The most patient man in loss, the most coldest that ever turned up ace

Cymbeline, ii. 3. ACHE. – That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment Can lay on nature

Meas. for Meas. ill. 1. Charm ache with air and agony with words.

Much Ado, v, 1. A fello that never had the ache in his shoulders.

. 2 Henry II. v. 1. Aches contract and starve your supple joints! .

Timon of Athens, i. 1. ACHERON, With drooping fog as black as Acheron

Mid. N. Dream, vi. 2. ACHIEJE. - She derives her honesty and achieves her goodness

All's Well, i. t. Some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em

Twelfth Night, ii. 5. That what you cannot as you would achieve, You must perforce accomplish

Titus Andron, i. 1. ACHIEVEMENT is command; ungained, beseech.

Troi. and Cress. i. 2. ACHIEVER, — A victory is twice itself when the achiever brings home full numbers Much Ado, i, 1, ACHILLES. What is your name? – If not Achilles, nothing

Troi, and Cress. iv. 5. ACKNOWLEDGED. – To be acknowledged, madam, is o'erpaid

King Lear, iv. 7. ACONITUM, – Though it do work as strong As aconitum or rash gunpowder 2 llenry IV. iv. 4. ACORN. -- Withered roots, and husks Wherein the acorn cradled

Tempest, i. 2. All their elves for fear Creep into acorn-cups

Mid. N. Dream, ii. a. I found him under a tree, like a dropped acorn

As You Like 11, ini. 2. ADUAINT. – Misery acquaints a man with strange bed-fellows

Tempest, ii. 2. ACÇCAINTANCE. - Yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance

Merry Wives, i. 1. Good Master Brook, I desire more acquaintance of you

ii. 2. I du feast to-night My best-esteemed acquaintance

. Mer. of Venice, ii. 2. Is't possible, that on so little acquaintance you should like her?

As You Like It, v. 2. Balk logic with acquaintance that you have, And practise rhetoric

Tam, of the Shrew, i. 1. I saw him hold acquaintance with the waves So long as I could see

Twelfth Vight, i. 2. I sill wash off gross acquaintance, I will be point-devise the very man

ii. 5. Should 'scape the true acquaintance of mine ear

King John, v. 6. What, old acquaintance I could not all this flesh Keep in a little life?

i Henry II. v. 4. To see how many of my old acquaintance are dead

2 Henry Il'. ii. 2. Let our old acquaintance be renewed

111. 2. A] that time, acquaintance, custom, and condition Made tame

Troi, and Cress, ini. 3. I urged our old acquaintance, and the drops That we have bled together.

Coriolanus, v. 1. What sorrow craves acquaintance at my hand, That I yet know not? Romeo and Juiet, ini. 3. You shall not grieve Lending me this acquaintance

King Leirr, iv. 3. ALUAINTED. - I'll entertain myself like one that I am not acquainted withal Merry Wives, ii, 1.

Are you acquainted with the difference That holds this present question? Mer. of Venice, iv. 1. One, Kate, that you must kiss, and be acquainted with .

Tam, of the Shrew, iv. 1. Made me acquainted with a weighty cause of love

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