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ebb
used in Henry IV, Part 1

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Definition
decline — typically gradually as with the height of the tide
  • Thou say'st well, and it holds well too; for the fortune of us that are the Moon's men doth ebb and flow like the sea, being governed, as the sea is, by the Moon.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. An Apartment of Prince Henry's (15% in)
  • As, for proof, now: A purse of gold most resolutely snatch'd on Monday night, and most dissolutely spent on Tuesday morning; got with swearing Lay by, and spent with crying Bring in; now ill as low an ebb as the foot of the ladder, and by-and-by in as high a flow as the ridge of the gallows.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. An Apartment of Prince Henry's (18% in)

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