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mortal
used in A Midsummer Night's Dream

7 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
mortal body
Definition
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
  • Lord, what fools these mortals be!
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (24% in)
mortals = humans
  • ...a beard: The fold stands empty in the drowned field, And crows are fatted with the murrion flock; The nine men's morris is fill'd up with mud; And the quaint mazes in the wanton green, For lack of tread, are undistinguishable: The human mortals want their winter here; No night is now with hymn or carol blest:— Therefore the moon, the governess of floods, Pale in her anger, washes all the air, That rheumatic diseases do abound: And thorough this distemperature we see The seasons...
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A wood near Athens (37% in)
  • TITANIA Come, my lord; and in our flight, Tell me how it came this night That I sleeping here was found With these mortals on the ground.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The Wood (46% in)

There are no more uses of "mortal" flagged with this meaning in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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exact meaning not specified
  • FIRST FAIRY Hail, mortal!
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — The Wood. The Queen of Fairies lying asleep (88% in)
  • But she, being mortal, of that boy did die; And for her sake do I rear up her boy: And for her sake I will not part with him.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A wood near Athens (49% in)
  • TITANIA I pray thee, gentle mortal, sing again; Mine ear is much enamour'd of thy note.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — The Wood. The Queen of Fairies lying asleep (69% in)
  • TITANIA Out of this wood do not desire to go; Thou shalt remain here whether thou wilt or no. I am a spirit of no common rate,— The summer still doth tend upon my state; And I do love thee: therefore, go with me, I'll give thee fairies to attend on thee; And they shall fetch thee jewels from the deep, And sing, while thou on pressed flowers dost sleep: And I will purge thy mortal grossness so That thou shalt like an airy spirit go.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — The Wood. The Queen of Fairies lying asleep (80% in)

There are no more uses of "mortal" in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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