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conceit
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

6 uses
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Definition
feelings of excessive pride
  • But, look, amazement on thy mother sits: O, step between her and her fighting soul,— Conceit in weakest bodies strongest works,— Speak to her, Hamlet.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — Another room in the castle (54% in)
  • Is it not monstrous that this player here, But in a fiction, in a dream of passion, Could force his soul so to his own conceit That from her working all his visage wan'd; Tears in his eyes, distraction in's aspect, A broken voice, and his whole function suiting With forms to his conceit?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (92% in)
  • Is it not monstrous that this player here, But in a fiction, in a dream of passion, Could force his soul so to his own conceit That from her working all his visage wan'd; Tears in his eyes, distraction in's aspect, A broken voice, and his whole function suiting With forms to his conceit?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (92% in)
  • Conceit upon her father.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — Elsinore (A room in the Castle) (20% in)
  • The king, sir, hath wager'd with him six Barbary horses: against the which he has imponed, as I take it, six French rapiers and poniards, with their assigns, as girdle, hangers, and so: three of the carriages, in faith, are very dear to fancy, very responsive to the hilts, most delicate carriages, and of very liberal conceit.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A hall in the Castle (36% in)
  • But, on: six Barbary horses against six French swords, their assigns, and three liberal conceited carriages: that's the French bet against the Danish: why is this all imponed, as you call it?
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A hall in the Castle (38% in)

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