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acquaint
used in Henry IV, Part 2

4 uses
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Definition
to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
  • Sir John, Sir John, I am well acquainted with your manner of wrenching the true cause the false way.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — London. A street (58% in)
  • Well, I'll be acquainted with him, if I return; and it shall go hard but I'll make him a philosopher's two stones to me: if the young dace be a bait for the old pike, I see no reason in the law of nature but I may snap at him.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Gloucestershire. Before Justice Shallow's house (98% in)
  • My friends and brethren in these great affairs, I must acquaint you that I have received New-dated letters from Northumberland; Their cold intent, tenour and substance, thus: Here doth he wish his person, with such powers As might hold sortance with his quality, The which he could not levy; whereupon He is retired, to ripe his growing fortunes, To Scotland: and concludes in hearty prayers That your attempts may overlive the hazard And fearful meeting of their opposite.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Yorkshire. Gaultree Forest (4% in)
  • Now call we our high court of parliament: And let us choose such limbs of noble counsel, That the great body of our state may go In equal rank with the best govern'd nation; That war, or peace, or both at once, may be As things acquainted and familiar to us; In which you, father, shall have foremost hand.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Westminster. The palace (96% in)

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