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allay
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The Tempest
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  • If by your art, my dearest father, you have Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them.
  • Sitting on a bank, Weeping again the king my father’s wrack, This music crept by me upon the waters, Allaying both their fury and my passion, With its sweet air: thence I have follow’d it,— Or it hath drawn me rather,—but ’tis gone.

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  • It does not allay Israeli fears.
  • be moderate; allay thy ecstasy; In measure rain thy joy; scant this excess; I feel too much thy blessing; make it less, For fear I surfeit!
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice

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