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King Lear
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  • Approach, thou beacon to this under globe, That by thy comfortable beams I may Peruse this letter.
  • ’tis time to look about; the powers of the kingdom approach apace.

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  • There’s my exchange [throwing down a glove]: what in the world he is That names me traitor, villain-like he lies: Call by thy trumpet: he that dares approach, On him, on you, who not?

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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