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breach
used in Macbeth

2 uses
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Definition
break — as in break an understanding or a break (gap) in a wall
  • Here lay Duncan, His silver skin lac'd with his golden blood; And his gash'd stabs look'd like a breach in nature For ruin's wasteful entrance: there, the murderers, Steep'd in the colours of their trade, their daggers Unmannerly breech'd with gore: who could refrain, That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make's love known?
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Inverness. Court within the Castle (88% in)
  • Now does he feel His secret murders sticking on his hands; Now minutely revolts upbraid his faith-breach; Those he commands move only in command, Nothing in love: now does he feel his title Hang loose about him, like a giant's robe Upon a dwarfish thief.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — The Country near Dunsinane (62% in)

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