To better see all uses of the word
profess
in
Henry VIII
please enable javascript.

profess
Used In
Henry VIII
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Play Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • I know you have a gentle, noble temper, A soul as even as a calm; pray, think us Those we profess, peacemakers, friends, and servants.
  • I do profess You speak not like yourself, who ever yet Have stood to charity and display’d the effects Of disposition gentle, and of wisdom O’ertopping woman’s pow’r.
  • For, I profess, you have it.
  • I do profess That for your Highness’ good I ever labour’d More than mine own, that am, have, and will be— Though all the world should crack their duty to you, And throw it from their soul; though perils did Abound, as thick as thought could make ’em, and Appear in forms more horrid,—yet my duty, As doth a rock against the chiding flood, Should the approach of this wild river break, And stand unshaken yours.

  • There are no more uses of "profess" in the play.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She professed innocence but later admitted her guilt.
  • She professes not to be worried.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Play Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading