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Twelfth Night
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  • Of Messaline: Sebastian was my father; Such a Sebastian was my brother too: So went he suited to his watery tomb: If spirits can assume both form and suit, You come to fright us.

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as in: I assume it's true Define
to accept something as true without proof
as in: She assumed power Define
beginning to take power or responsibility
as in: She assumed a false identity Define
to take on (adopt, wear, strike a pose or appearance of) -- often while pretending or disguising
as in: assumed into heaven Define
to take up or receive someone into heaven
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