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Henry IV, Part 2
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contend
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Henry IV, Part 2
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  • What news, Lord Bardolph? 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.
  • 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!

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as in: She contended that... Define
to claim that something is true
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to struggle
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to compete
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