Both Uses of
All's Well That Ends Well
- What is it, my good lord, the king languishes of?
Scene 1.1 *languishes = suffers in a bad situation for a long time
- You know my father left me some prescriptions Of rare and prov'd effects, such as his reading And manifest experience had collected For general sovereignty; and that he will'd me In heedfullest reservation to bestow them, As notes whose faculties inclusive were More than they were in note: amongst the rest There is a remedy, approv'd, set down, To cure the desperate languishings whereof The king is render'd lost.†
(languish) to suffer in a bad situation for a long time