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provost
used in Measure for Measure

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Definition
a high-ranking university administrator
  • Here comes Signior Claudio, led by the provost to prison: and there's Madam Juliet.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A street (99% in)
  • [Enter PROVOST, CLAUDIO, JULIET, and Officers; LUCIO and two Gentlemen.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same (1% in)
  • PROVOST.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same (6% in)
  • PROVOST.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same (33% in)
  • Has censur'd him Already; and, as I hear, the provost hath A warrant for his execution.
    1.5 — Act 1 Scene 5 — A Nunnery (81% in)
  • [Enter ANGELO, ESCALUS, a JUSTICE, PROVOST, Officers, and other Attendants.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (1% in)
  • Where is the provost?
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (12% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (12% in)
  • [Exit PROVOST.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (14% in)
  • [Enter PROVOST and a SERVANT.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (1% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (2% in)
  • Now, what's the matter, provost?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (4% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (5% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (6% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (9% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (12% in)
  • ] PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (15% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (22% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (68% in)
  • [Exeunt LUCIO, ISABELLA, PROVOST.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another room in the same (87% in)
  • [Enter DUKE, habited like a Friar, and PROVOST.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A Room in a prison (4% in)
  • Hail to you, provost! so I think you are.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A Room in a prison (5% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A Room in a prison (7% in)
  • I am the provost.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A Room in a prison (8% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A Room in a prison (21% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A Room in a prison (37% in)
  • PROVOST.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A Room in a prison (98% in)
  • [Enter DUKE, CLAUDIO, and PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (1% in)
  • PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (17% in)
  • PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (19% in)
  • Provost, a word with you.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (19% in)
  • PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (19% in)
  • [Exeunt DUKE and PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (20% in)
  • ] [Re-enter PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (64% in)
  • ] Provost, a word with you.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (64% in)
  • PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (64% in)
  • PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (66% in)
  • [Exit PROVOST.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (66% in)
  • [Enter ESCALUS, PROVOST, BAWD, and Officers.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Street before the Prison (68% in)
  • PROVOST.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Street before the Prison (71% in)
  • ] Provost, my brother Angelo will not be altered, Claudio must die to-morrow: let him be furnished with divines, and have all charitable preparation: if my brother wrought by my pity it should not be so with him.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Street before the Prison (75% in)
  • PROVOST.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Street before the Prison (76% in)
  • [Exeunt ESCALUS and PROVOST.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Street before the Prison (94% in)
  • [Enter PROVOST and CLOWN.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (0% in)
  • ] PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (1% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (3% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (9% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (10% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (13% in)
  • [Re-enter PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (22% in)
  • ] PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (22% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (23% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (27% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (31% in)
  • The best and wholesom'st spirits of the night Envelop you, good provost!
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (35% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (35% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (36% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (36% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (37% in)
  • [Knocking within—PROVOST goes out.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (41% in)
  • ] This is a gentle provost: seldom when The steeled gaoler is the friend of men.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (41% in)
  • [PROVOST returns, speaking to one at the door.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (43% in)
  • ] PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (43% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (45% in)
  • As near the dawning, Provost, as it is, You shall hear more ere morning.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (45% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (46% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (51% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (55% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (57% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (62% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (64% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (66% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (67% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (70% in)
  • More of him anon. There is written in your brow, Provost, honesty and constancy: if I read it not truly, my ancient skill beguiles me; but in the boldness of my cunning I will lay myself in hazard.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (73% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (77% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (78% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (82% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (86% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (87% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (88% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A Room in the prison (92% in)
  • ] [Enter PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (37% in)
  • ] PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (37% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (39% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (45% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (50% in)
  • [Exit PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (51% in)
  • ] Now will I write letters to Angelo,— The provost, he shall bear them,—whose contents Shall witness to him I am near at home, And that, by great injunctions, I am bound To enter publicly: him I'll desire To meet me at the consecrated fount, A league below the city; and from thence, By cold gradation and well-balanced form.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (52% in)
  • [Re-enter PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (56% in)
  • ] PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (56% in)
  • PROVOST.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (58% in)
  • Friar, where is the provost?
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (84% in)
  • ] The provost knows our purpose and our plot.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — Fields without the town (21% in)
  • Enter at opposite doors DUKE, VARRIUS, Lords; ANGELO, ESCALUS, LUCIO, PROVOST, Officers, and Citizens.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (1% in)
  • Would lie were here, my lord; for he indeed Hath set the women on to this complaint: Your provost knows the place where he abides, And he may fetch him.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (46% in)
  • — [Exit PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (47% in)
  • My lord, here comes the rascal I spoke of, here with the Provost.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (52% in)
  • [Re-enter the DUKE in his friar's habit, and PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (52% in)
  • —Where is the provost?
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (63% in)
  • [The PROVOST lays hands on the DUKE.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (64% in)
  • — First, Provost, let me bail these gentle three:— Sneak not away, sir[To Lucio.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (66% in)
  • —Go with him, Provost.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (70% in)
  • [Exeunt ANGELO, MARIANA, PETER, and PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (70% in)
  • [Re-enter ANGELO, MARIANA, PETER, and PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (74% in)
  • Provost, how came it Claudio was beheaded At an unusual hour?
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (84% in)
  • PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (85% in)
  • PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (85% in)
  • PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (85% in)
  • PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (86% in)
  • [Exit PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (87% in)
  • [Re-enter PROVOST, with BARNARDINE, CLAUDIO (muffled) and JULIET.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (89% in)
  • PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (89% in)
  • PROVOST.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (90% in)
  • — Proclaim it, Provost, round about the city, If any woman wrong'd by this lewd fellow,— As I have heard him swear himself there's one Whom he begot with child,—let her appear, And he shall marry her: the nuptial finish'd, Let him be whipp'd and hang'd.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (94% in)
  • Thanks, Provost, for thy care and secrecy; We shall employ thee in a worthier place.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (98% in)

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