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muster
used in
Henry IV, Part 2
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muster
Used in
Henry IV, Part 2
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  • Our present musters grow upon the file To five and twenty thousand men of choice; And our supplies live largely in the hope Of great Northumberland, whose bosom burns With an incensed fire of injuries.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I speak of peace, while covert emnity Under the smile of safety wounds the world: And who but Rumour, who but only I, Make fearful musters and prepared defence, Whiles the big year, swoln with some other grief, Is thought with child by the stern tyrant war, And no such matter?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …and settled, left the liver white and pale, which is the badge of pusillanimity and cowardice; but the sherris warms it and makes it course from the inwards to the parts extremes: it illumineth the face, which as a beacon gives warning to all the rest of this little kingdom, man, to arm; and then the vital commoners and inland petty spirits muster me all to their captain, the heart, who, great and puffed up with this retinue, doth any deed of courage; and this valour comes of sherris.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Shadow will serve for summer; prick him; for we have a number of shadows to fill up the muster-book.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: muster strength or the crew
as in: didn`t pass muster
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