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amity
used in King Lear

2 uses
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Definition
a state of friendly relations
  • How in one house
    Should many people, under two commands,
    Hold amity?
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — Before Gloster's Castle; Kent in the stocks (77% in)
amity = a state of friendly relations
  • I promise you, the effects he writes of succeed unhappily: as of unnaturalness between the child and the parent; death, dearth, dissolutions of ancient amities; divisions in state, menaces and maledictions against king and nobles; needless diffidences, banishment of friends, dissipation of cohorts, nuptial breaches, and I know not what.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (81% in)

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