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used in Henry IV, Part 2

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to come up with a way of doing something — typically a creative idea or plan
  • I will devise matter enough out of this Shallow to keep Prince Harry in continual laughter the wearing out of six fashions, which is four terms, or two actions; and a' shall laugh without intervallums.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Gloucestershire. Shallow's house (88% in)
  • ] Come, Pistol, utter more to me; and withal devise something to do thyself good.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — Gloucestershire. Shallow's orchard (93% in)

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