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bestow
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

4 uses
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Definition
to give — typically to present as an honor or give as a gift
  • If I find her honest, I lose not my labour; if she be otherwise, 'tis labour well bestowed.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Before PAGE'S house (**% in)
  • I have long loved her, and, I protest to you, bestowed much on her; followed her with a doting observance; engrossed opportunities to meet her; fee'd every slight occasion that could but niggardly give me sight of her; not only bought many presents to give her, but have given largely to many to know what she would have given; briefly, I have pursued her as love hath pursued me; which hath been on the wing of all occasions.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Garter Inn (62% in)
  • How should I bestow him?
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — A room in FORD'S house (20% in)
  • And so they shall be both bestowed.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — A room in the Garter Inn (83% in)

There are no more uses of "bestow" in The Merry Wives of Windsor.

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