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forbearance
used in Antony and Cleopatra

6 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • Forbear me.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (64% in)
forbear = stop (prevent from acting)
  • Tempt him not so too far; I wish, forbear; In time we hate that which we often fear.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Alexandria. A Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (14% in)
  • My precious queen, forbear; And give true evidence to his love, which stands An honourable trial.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — Alexandria. A Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (71% in)
  • ] Forbear me till ano. n— This wine for Lepidus!
    2.7 — Act 2 Scene 7 — On board POMPEY'S Galley, lying near Misenum (30% in)
  • I could well forbear't.
    2.7 — Act 2 Scene 7 — On board POMPEY'S Galley, lying near Misenum (72% in)
  • Forbear, Seleucus.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Alexandria. A Room in the Monument (48% in)

There are no more uses of "forbearance" in Antony and Cleopatra.

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