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The Winter`s Tale
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grave
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The Winter`s Tale
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  • O grave and good Paulina, the great comfort That I have had of thee!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • O Hermione, As every present time doth boast itself Above a better gone, so must thy grave Give way to what's seen now!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If it be so, We need no grave to bury honesty; There's not a grain of it the face to sweeten Of the whole dungy earth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thou hast found mine; But how, is to be question'd: for I saw her, As I thought, dead; and have, in vain, said many A prayer upon her grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I appeal To your own conscience, sir, before Polixenes Came to your court, how I was in your grace, How merited to be so; since he came, With what encounter so uncurrent I Have strain'd t' appear thus: if one jot beyond The bound of honour, or in act or will That way inclining, harden'd be the hearts Of all that hear me, and my near'st of kin Cry fie upon my grave!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Inch-thick, knee-deep, o'er head and ears a fork'd one!— Go, play, boy, play:—thy mother plays, and I Play too; but so disgrac'd a part, whose issue Will hiss me to my grave: contempt and clamour Will be my knell.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Come; I'll fill your grave up: stir; nay, come away; Bequeath to death your numbness, for from him Dear life redeems you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I yield all this; But, for some other reasons, my grave sir, Which 'tis not fit you know, I not acquaint My father of this business.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I shall report, For most it caught me, the celestial habits,— Methinks I so should term them,—and the reverence Of the grave wearers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • which that it shall, Is all as monstrous to our human reason As my Antigonus to break his grave And come again to me; who, on my life, Did perish with the infant.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Pr'ythee, bring me To the dead bodies of my queen and son: One grave shall be for both; upon them shall The causes of their death appear, unto Our shame perpetual.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • ] O, sir, You have undone a man of fourscore-three, That thought to fill his grave in quiet; yea, To die upon the bed my father died, To lie close by his honest bones!  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.

  • assumed the gravity of a judge and said...

  • the cold insipidity of Lady Middleton was so particularly repulsive, that in comparison of it the gravity of Colonel Brandon, and even the boisterous mirth of Sir John and his mother-in-law was interesting.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility

  • I have grave doubts.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula

  • I roused the five of you because we are all in grave danger.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon

  • "It was meant seriously," he answered gravely.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
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