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The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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  • Flatter and praise, commend, extol their graces;
  • To testify your bounty, I thank you, you have testerned me; in requital whereof, henceforth carry your letters yourself; and so, sir, I’ll commend you to my master.
  • To-morrow, may it please you, Don Alphonso With other gentlemen of good esteem Are journeying to salute the emperor And to commend their service to his will.
  • Your friends are well, and have them much commended.
  • Think on thy Proteus, when thou haply seest Some rare noteworthy object in thy travel: Wish me partaker in thy happiness When thou dost meet good hap; and in thy danger, If ever danger do environ thee, Commend thy grievance to my holy prayers, For I will be thy headsman, Valentine.
  • Under the colour of commending him, I have access my own love to prefer: But Silvia is too fair, too true, too holy, To be corrupted with my worthless gifts.
  • What is she, That all our swains commend her?
  • When I protest true loyalty to her, She twits me with my falsehood to my friend; When to her beauty I commend my vows, She bids me think how I have been forsworn In breaking faith with Julia whom I lov’d; And notwithstanding all her sudden quips, The least whereof would quell a lover’s hope, Yet, spaniel-like, the more she spurns my love The more it grows and fawneth on her still.

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  • I commend you for a good job.
  • This letter from Bellario doth commend a young and learned doctor to our court.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice

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