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repose
used in King Lear

3 uses
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Definition
to rest or lie
  • There is means, madam: Our foster nurse of nature is repose, The which he lacks; that to provoke in him Are many simples operative, whose power Will close the eye of anguish.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — The French camp. A Tent (44% in)
  • When I dissuaded him from his intent, And found him pight to do it, with curst speech I threaten'd to discover him: he replied, 'Thou unpossessing bastard! dost thou think, If I would stand against thee, would the reposal Of any trust, virtue, or worth in thee Make thy words faith'd?
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A court within the Castle of the Earl of Gloster (53% in)
  • Gracious my lord, hard by here is a hovel; Some friendship will it lend you 'gainst the tempest: Repose you there, whilst I to this hard house,— More harder than the stones whereof 'tis rais'd; Which even but now, demanding after you, Denied me to come in,—return, and force Their scanted courtesy.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (66% in)

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