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constraint
used in All's Well That Ends Well

3 uses
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Definition
limitation (something that limits something else)
  • I pr'ythee, do not strive against my vows: I was compell'd to her; but I love thee By love's own sweet constraint, and will for ever Do thee all rights of service.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Florence. A room in the WIDOW'S house (22% in)
  • Whoever shoots at him, I set him there; Whoever charges on his forward breast, I am the caitiff that do hold him to it; And though I kill him not, I am the cause His death was so effected: better 'twere I met the ravin lion when he roar'd With sharp constraint of hunger; better 'twere That all the miseries which nature owes Were mine at once.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (92% in)
  • I will confess what I know without constraint; if ye pinch me like a pasty I can say no more.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The Florentine camp (37% in)

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