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puissance
used in Henry IV, Part 2

3 uses
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Definition
powerful — especially the power to influence or coerce
  • That he should draw his several strengths together And come against us in full puissance, Need not be dreaded.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — York. The Archbishop's palace (69% in)
  • I well allow the occasion of our arms; But gladly would be better satisfied How in our means we should advance ourselves To look with forehead bold and big enough Upon the power and puissance of the king.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — York. The Archbishop's palace (10% in)
  • O, fly to Scotland, Till that the nobles and the armed commons Have of their puissance made a little taste.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — Warkworth. Before the castle (76% in)

There are no more uses of "puissance" in Henry IV, Part 2.

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