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contend
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Henry IV, Part 2
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contend
Used in
Henry IV, Part 2
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  • And let this world no longer be a stage To feed contention in a lingering act; But let one spirit of the first-born Cain Reign in all bosoms, that, each heart being set On bloody courses, the rude scene may end, And darkness be the burier of the dead!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • every minute now Should be the father of some stratagem: The times are wild; contention, like a horse Full of high feeding, madly hath broke loose And bears down all before him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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