"If," quoth he, "I for this had been committed," —As, to the Tower, I thought,—"I would have play’d The part my father meant to act upon The usurper Richard; who, being at Salisbury, Made suit to come in ’s presence; which if granted, As he made semblance of his duty, would Have put his knife into him."
There are no more uses of "semblance" in the play.
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Embarrassed as she was, she tried to maintain some semblance of dignity.
The substitute teacher had to battle to maintain even a semblance of order.