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nettle
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Henry IV, Part 1
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nettle
Used in
Henry IV, Part 1
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  • The purpose you undertake is dangerous;—Why, that's certain: 'tis dangerous to take a cold, to sleep, to drink; but I tell you, my lord fool, out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why, look you, I am whipp'd and scourged with rods, Nettled, and stung with pismires, when I hear Of this vile politician, Bolingbroke.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: beware of nettles near the river
as in: my nettlesome little sister
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