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sovereign
used in All's Well That Ends Well

5 uses
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Definition
of a person:  a nation's ruler or head of state

of a political body:  not controlled by outside forces
  • Gracious sovereign
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The same. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (26% in)
sovereign = a nation's ruler or head of state
  • There shall your master have a thousand loves, A mother, and a mistress, and a friend, A phoenix, captain, and an enemy, A guide, a goddess, and a sovereign, A counsellor, a traitress, and a dear: His humble ambition, proud humility, His jarring concord, and his discord dulcet, His faith, his sweet disaster; with a world Of pretty, fond, adoptious christendoms, That blinking Cupid gossips.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Partly in France, and partly in Tuscany (75% in)
  • ] Fair maid, send forth thine eye: this youthful parcel Of noble bachelors stand at my bestowing, O'er whom both sovereign power and father's voice I have to use: thy frank election make; Thou hast power to choose, and they none to forsake.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — Paris. The KING'S palace (18% in)
  • My high-repented blames, Dear sovereign, pardon to me.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The same. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (12% in)
  • Gracious sovereign, Whether I have been to blame or no, I know not: Here's a petition from a Florentine, Who hath, for four or five removes, come short To tender it herself.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The same. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (38% in)

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