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in lieu
used in As You Like It

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instead of
  • But, poor old man, thou prun'st a rotten tree, That cannot so much as a blossom yield In lieu of all thy pains and husbandry: But come thy ways, we'll go along together; And ere we have thy youthful wages spent We'll light upon some settled low content.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — Before OLIVER'S House (84% in)

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