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gall
used in Measure for Measure

3 uses
  • I show it most of all when I show justice; For then I pity those I do not know, Which a dismiss'd offence would after gall, And do him right that, answering one foul wrong, Lives not to act another.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (57% in)
  • I do fear, too dreadful: Sith 'twas my fault to give the people scope, 'Twould be my tyranny to strike and gall them For what I bid them do: for we bid this be done When evil deeds have their permissive pass And not the punishment.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — A Monastery (67% in)
  • What king so strong Can tie the gall up in the slanderous tongue?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Street before the Prison (68% in)

There are no more uses of "gall" in Measure for Measure.

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