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direct
used in Henry IV, Part 1

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
was direct in my instructions
Definition
straightforward (uncomplicated or simple — perhaps also indicating openness and honesty)
  • Come, come, you paraquito, answer me Directly to this question that I ask: In faith, I'll break thy little finger, Harry, An if thou wilt not tell me true.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — Warkworth. A Room in the Castle (76% in)

There are no more uses of "direct" flagged with this meaning in Henry IV, Part 1.

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?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Hie, good Sir Michael; bear this sealed brief With winged haste to the Lord Marshal; This to my cousin Scroop; and all the rest To whom they are directed.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — York. A Room in the Archbishop's Palace (14% in)
  • This bald unjointed chat of his, my lord, I answered indirectly, as I said; And I beseech you, let not his report Come current for an accusation Betwixt my love and your high Majesty.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The Same. A Room in the Palace (22% in)
  • Cousin, farewell: no further go in this Than I by letters shall direct your course.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The Same. A Room in the Palace (97% in)
  • ...kinsman March (Who is, if every owner were well placed, Indeed his king) to be engaged in Wales, There without ransom to lie forfeited; Disgraced me in my happy victories, Sought to entrap me by intelligence; Rated my uncle from the Council-board; In rage dismiss'd my father from the Court; Broke oath on oath, committed wrong on wrong; And, in conclusion, drove us to seek out This head of safety; and withal to pry Into his title, the which now we find Too indirect for long continuance.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The Rebel Camp near Shrewsbury (92% in)

There are no more uses of "direct" in Henry IV, Part 1.

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