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The Winter's Tale
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  • ’tis such as you,— That creep like shadows by him, and do sigh At each his needless heavings,—such as you Nourish the cause of his awaking: I Do come, with words as med’cinal as true, Honest as either, to purge him of that humour That presses him from sleep.
  • The blessed gods Purge all infection from our air whilst you Do climate here!
  • The king is not at the palace; he is gone aboard a new ship to purge melancholy and air himself: for, if thou beest capable of things serious, thou must know the king is full of grief.

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  • The extremists in the party want to purge the leadership of moderates.
  • Unlike most of his colleagues, he survived the purge of intellectuals during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

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