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profess
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The Tempest
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  • O earth! bear witness to this sound, And crown what I profess with kind event, If I speak true: if hollowly, invert What best is boded me to mischief!
  • Thus, sir: Although this lord of weak remembrance, this Who shall be of as little memory When he is earth’d, hath here almost persuaded,— For he’s a spirit of persuasion, only Professes to persuade,—the King his son’s alive, ’tis as impossible that he’s undrown’d As he that sleeps here swims.

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  • She professed innocence but later admitted her guilt.
  • She professes not to be worried.

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