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malicious
used in Henry VIII

17 uses
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Definition
wanting to see others suffer; or threatening evil
  • More out of malice than integrity,
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The council-chamber (82% in)
malice = wanting to see others suffer
  • I advise you— And take it from a heart that wishes towards you Honour and plenteous safety—that you read The Cardinal's malice and his potency Together, to consider further that What his high hatred would effect wants not A minister in his power.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — London. An ante-chamber in the palace (51% in)
  • We must not stint Our necessary actions, in the fear To cope malicious censurers; which ever, As ravenous fishes, do a vessel follow That is new-trimm'd, but benefit no further Than vainly longing.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (38% in)
  • The law I bear no malice for my death; 'T has done, upon the premises, but justice; But those that sought it I could wish more Christians.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (41% in)
  • I do beseech your Grace, for charity, If ever any malice in your heart Were hid against me, now to forgive me frankly.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (50% in)
  • Either the Cardinal, Or some about him near, have, out of malice To the good Queen, possess'd him with a scruple That will undo her.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (93% in)
  • A gracious king that pardons all offences Malice ne'er meant.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — An ante-chamber in the palace (47% in)
  • Therefore I say again, I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul Refuse you for my judge; whom, yet once more, I hold my most malicious foe, and think not At all a friend to truth.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A hall in Black-Friars (40% in)
  • Till I find more than will or words to do it, I mean your malice, know, officious lords, I dare and must deny it.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (53% in)
  • Follow your envious courses, men of malice!
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (54% in)
  • How innocent I was From any private malice in his end, His noble jury and foul cause can witness.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (59% in)
  • Yes, good Griffith; I were malicious else.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Kimbolton (25% in)
  • You are potently oppos'd, and with a malice Of as great size.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A gallery in the palace (77% in)
  • ] This is a piece of malice.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Lobby before the council-chamber (29% in)
  • I never sought their malice— To quench mine honour; they would shame to make me Wait else at door, a fellow-counsellor, 'Mong boys, grooms, and lackeys.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Lobby before the council-chamber (48% in)
  • Men that make Envy and crooked malice nourishment Dare bite the best.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The council-chamber (28% in)
  • What was purpos'd Concerning his imprisonment was rather, If there be faith in men, meant for his trial And fair purgation to the world, than malice, I'm sure, in me.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The council-chamber (85% in)

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