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forfeit
used in All's Well That Ends Well

4 uses
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Definition
to lose or surrender something — often as a penalty
  • Undone, and forfeited to cares for ever!
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — Paris. The KING'S palace (89% in)
  • Be but your lordship present at his examination; if he do not, for the promise of his life, and in the highest compulsion of base fear, offer to betray you, and deliver all the intelligence in his power against you, and that with the divine forfeit of his soul upon oath, never trust my judgment in anything.
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — Camp before Florence (27% in)
  • Nay, by your leave, hold your hands; though I know his brains are forfeit to the next tile that falls.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The Florentine camp (57% in)
  • Now is the count Rousillon a widower; his vows are forfeited to me, and my honour's paid to him.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The same. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (42% in)

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