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solicit
used in King Lear

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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • I yet beseech your majesty,— If for I want that glib and oily art To speak and purpose not; since what I well intend, I'll do't before I speak,—that you make known It is no vicious blot, murder, or foulness, No unchaste action or dishonour'd step, That hath depriv'd me of your grace and favour; But even for want of that for which I am richer,— A still-soliciting eye, and such a tongue As I am glad I have not, though not to have it Hath lost me in your liking.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A Room of State in King Lear's Palace (75% in)

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