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acquire
used in Antony and Cleopatra

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Definition
obtain (come into the possession of something)
  • O Silius, Silius, I have done enough: a lower place, note well, May make too great an act; for learn this, Silius,— Better to leave undone, than by our deed Acquire too high a fame when him we serve's away.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A plain in Syria (44% in)
  • I dare not, dear,— Dear my lord, pardon,—I dare not, Lest I be taken: not the imperious show Of the full-fortun'd Caesar ever shall Be brooch'd with me; if knife, drugs, serpents, have Edge, sting, or operation, I am safe; Your wife Octavia, with her modest eyes And still conclusion, shall acquire no honour Demuring upon me.
    4.15 — Act 4 Scene 15 — Alexandria. A monument (32% in)

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