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  • There is not a white hair in your face but should have his effect of gravity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • let them alone: The marshal and the archbishop are strong: Had my sweet Harry had but half their numbers, To-day might I, hanging on Hotspur's neck, Have talk'd of Monmouth's grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then get thee gone and dig my grave thyself, And bid the merry bells ring to thine ear That thou art crowned, not that I am dead.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Make less thy body hence, and more thy grace; Leave gormandizing; know the grave doth gape For thee thrice wider than for other men.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They that, when Richard lived, would have him die, Are now become enamour'd on his grave: Thou that threw'st dust upon his goodly head When through proud London he came sighing on After the admired heels of Bolingbroke, Criest now "O earth, yield us that king again, And take thou this!"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And, princes all, believe me, I beseech you; My father is gone wild into his grave, For in his tomb lie my affections; And with his spirit sadly I survive, To mock the expectation of the world, To frustrate prophecies and to raze out Rotten opinion, who hath writ me down After my seeming.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.

  • assumed the gravity of a judge and said...

  • the cold insipidity of Lady Middleton was so particularly repulsive, that in comparison of it the gravity of Colonel Brandon, and even the boisterous mirth of Sir John and his mother-in-law was interesting.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility

  • I have grave doubts.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula

  • I roused the five of you because we are all in grave danger.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon

  • "It was meant seriously," he answered gravely.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
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