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manifold
used in King Lear

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many and varied
  • Persuade me to the murder of your lordship; But that I told him the revenging gods 'Gainst parricides did all their thunders bend; Spoke with how manifold and strong a bond The child was bound to the father;—sir, in fine, Seeing how loathly opposite I stood To his unnatural purpose, in fell motion With his prepared sword, he charges home My unprovided body, lanc'd mine arm; But when he saw my best alarum'd spirits, Bold in the quarrel's right, rous'd to the encounter, Or whether gasted...
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A court within the Castle of the Earl of Gloster (39% in)
  • ] 'If any man of quality or degree within the lists of the army will maintain upon Edmund, supposed Earl of Gloster, that he is a manifold traitor, let him appear by the third sound of the trumpet.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (37% in)

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