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Twelfth Night
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approach
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Twelfth Night
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  • I heard you were saucy at my gates; and allowed your approach, rather to wonder at you than to hear you.
  • Approach, Sir Andrew; not to be a-bed after midnight is to be up betimes; and diluculo surgere, thou know’st.

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  • Let him approach.
  • Toby approaches; court’sies there to me: SIR TOBY.
  • If you will then see the fruits of the sport, mark his first approach before my lady: he will come to her in yellow stockings, and ’tis a colour she abhors, and cross-gartered, a fashion she detests; and he will smile upon her, which will now be so unsuitable to her disposition, being addicted to a melancholy as she is, that it cannot but turn him into a notable contempt; if you will see it, follow me.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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