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tyranny
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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Definition
to control others harshly and unfairly; or a form of government with such control
  • My lord, I found the prince in the next room, Washing with kindly tears his gentle cheeks, With such a deep demeanour in great sorrow That tyranny, which never quaff'd but blood, Would, by beholding him, have wash'd his knife With gentle eye-drops.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — Another chamber (38% in)
  • ...up, should we survey The plot of situation and the model, Consent upon a sure foundation, Question surveyors, know our own estate, How able such a work to undergo, To weigh against his opposite; or else We fortify in paper and in figures, Using the names of men instead of men; Like one that draws the model of a house Beyond his power to build it; who, half through, Gives o'er and leaves his part-created cost A naked subject to the weeping clouds And waste for churlish winter's tyranny.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — York. The Archbishop's palace (55% in)

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