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allegiance
used in Henry VIII

3 uses
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Definition
loyalty to a person, group, or cause
  • This makes bold mouths; Tongues spit their duties out, and cold hearts freeze Allegiance in them; their curses now Live where their prayers did; and it's come to pass This tractable obedience is a slave To each incensed will.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (31% in)
  • For your great graces Heap'd upon me, poor undeserver, I Can nothing render but allegiant thanks, My prayers to heaven for you, my loyalty, Which ever has and ever shall be growing, Till death, that winter, kill it.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (39% in)
  • Pray Heaven, the King may never find a heart With less allegiance in it!
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The council-chamber (27% in)

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