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conceit -- as in: confident, but not conceited
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • But, look, amazement on thy mother sits: O, step between her and her fighting soul,— Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works,— Speak to her, Hamlet.
  • Conceit upon her father.
  • Is it not monstrous that this player here, But in a fiction, in a dream of passion, Could force his soul so to his own conceit That from her working all his visage wan’d; Tears in his eyes, distraction in’s aspect, A broken voice, and his whole function suiting With forms to his conceit?
  • But, on: six Barbary horses against six French swords, their assigns, and three liberal conceited carriages: that’s the French bet against the Danish: why is this all imponed, as you call it?
  • Is it not monstrous that this player here, But in a fiction, in a dream of passion, Could force his soul so to his own conceit That from her working all his visage wan’d; Tears in his eyes, distraction in’s aspect, A broken voice, and his whole function suiting With forms to his conceit?
  • The king, sir, hath wager’d with him six Barbary horses: against the which he has imponed, as I take it, six French rapiers and poniards, with their assigns, as girdle, hangers, and so: three of the carriages, in faith, are very dear to fancy, very responsive to the hilts, most delicate carriages, and of very liberal conceit.

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  • Her conceit will be her downfall.
  • Even misfortune didn’t diminish her conceit.

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