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chaste
used in All's Well That Ends Well

4 uses
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Definition
not having sexual intercourse (ever, outside of marriage, or for a long time); or not involving sexual desire
  • You see it lawful then: it is no more But that your daughter, ere she seems as won, Desires this ring; appoints him an encounter; In fine, delivers me to fill the time, Herself most chastely absent; after this, To marry her, I'll add three thousand crowns To what is pass'd already.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — Florence. A room in the WIDOW'S house (71% in)
  • My dearest madam, Let not your hate encounter with my love, For loving where you do; but if yourself, Whose aged honour cites a virtuous youth, Did ever, in so true a flame of liking, Wish chastely, and love dearly, that your Dian Was both herself and love; O, then, give pity To her whose state is such that cannot choose But lend and give where she is sure to lose; That seeks not to find that her search implies, But, riddle-like, lives sweetly where she dies!
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Rousillon. A Room in the Palace (82% in)
  • He hath perverted a young gentlewoman here in Florence, of a most chaste renown; and this night he fleshes his will in the spoil of her honour: he hath given her his monumental ring, and thinks himself made in the unchaste composition.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The Florentine camp (5% in)
  • He hath perverted a young gentlewoman here in Florence, of a most chaste renown; and this night he fleshes his will in the spoil of her honour: he hath given her his monumental ring, and thinks himself made in the unchaste composition.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The Florentine camp (6% in)

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