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allay
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
reduce the intensity of or calm
  • I say again, there is no English soul More stronger to direct you than yourself, If with the sap of reason you would quench, Or but allay, the fire of passion.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — London. An ante-chamber in the palace (70% in)
  • Yes, but it held not; For when the King once heard it, out of anger He sent command to the Lord Mayor straight To stop the rumour, and allay those tongues That durst disperse it.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (90% in)

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