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The Winter's Tale
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  • Commend my best obedience to the queen;
  • As by strange fortune It came to us, I do in justice charge thee, On thy soul’s peril and thy body’s torture, That thou commend it strangely to some place Where chance may nurse or end it.
  • Let him that makes but trifles of his eyes First hand me: on mine own accord I’ll off; But first I’ll do my errand—The good queen, For she is good, hath brought you forth a daughter; Here ’tis; commends it to your blessing.
  • And he, and more Than he, and men,—the earth, the heavens, and all:— That,—were I crown’d the most imperial monarch, Thereof most worthy; were I the fairest youth That ever made eye swerve; had force and knowledge More than was ever man’s,—I would not prize them Without her love: for her employ them all; Commend them, and condemn them to her service, Or to their own perdition.
  • …Camillo for the minister to poison My friend Polixenes: which had been done, But that the good mind of Camillo tardied My swift command, though I with death and with Reward did threaten and encourage him, Not doing it and being done: he, most humane, And fill’d with honour, to my kingly guest Unclasp’d my practice; quit his fortunes here, Which you knew great; and to the certain hazard Of all incertainties himself commended, No richer than his honour:—how he glisters Thorough my rust!

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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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