There, Leonato, take her back again: Give not this rotten orange to your friend; She’s but the sign and semblance of her honour.
Go then; find me a meet hour to draw Don Pedro and the Count Claudio alone: tell them that you know that Hero loves me; intend a kind of zeal both to the prince and Claudio, as—in love of your brother’s honour, who hath made this match, and his friend’s reputation, who is thus like to be cozened with the semblance of a maid,—that you have discovered thus.
Sweet Hero! now thy image doth appear In the rare semblance that I lov’d it first.
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.