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in lieu
used in The Merchant of Venice

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instead of
  • And pardon me, my gentle Gratiano, For that same scrubbed boy, the doctor's clerk, In lieu of this, last night did lie with me.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Belmont. The avenue to PORTIA's house (85% in)
  • Most worthy gentleman, I and my friend Have by your wisdom been this day acquitted Of grievous penalties; in lieu whereof Three thousand ducats, due unto the Jew, We freely cope your courteous pains withal.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (90% in)

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