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Love's Labour's Lost
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  • Navarre had notice of your fair approach, And he and his competitors in oath Were all address’d to meet you, gentle lady, Before I came.
  • Berowne, they will shame us; let them not approach.

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  • But now to task the tasker: good Boyet, You are not ignorant, all-telling fame Doth noise abroad, Navarre hath made a vow, Till painful study shall outwear three years, No woman may approach his silent court: Therefore to’s seemeth it a needful course, Before we enter his forbidden gates, To know his pleasure; and in that behalf, Bold of your worthiness, we single you As our best-moving fair solicitor.
  • Holla! approach.
  • — Arm, wenches, arm! encounters mounted are Against your peace: Love doth approach disguis’d, Armed in arguments; you’ll be surpris’d: Muster your wits; stand in your own defence; Or hide your heads like cowards, and fly hence.

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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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