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discretion
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

4 uses
  • 'tis one of the best discretions of a 'oman as ever I did look upon.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — A room in FORD'S house (3% in)
  • It is petter that friends is the sword and end it; and there is also another device in my prain, which peradventure prings goot discretions with it.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Windsor; and the neighbourhood (15% in)
  • It is a fery discretion answer; save, the fall is in the ort 'dissolutely:' the ort is, according to our meaning, 'resolutely.'
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Windsor; and the neighbourhood (81% in)
  • Nay, but do so then; and, look you, he may come and go between you both; and in any case have a nay-word, that you may know one another's mind, and the boy never need to understand any thing; for 'tis not good that children should know any wickedness: old folks, you know, have discretion, as they say, and know the world.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Garter Inn (42% in)

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