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used in The Tempest

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respect or loyalty; or something done to show respect or loyalty
  • Me, poor man—my library Was dukedom large enough: of temporal royalties He thinks me now incapable; confederates,— So dry he was for sway,—wi' th' King of Naples To give him annual tribute, do him homage; Subject his coronet to his crown, and bend The dukedom, yet unbow'd—alas, poor Milan!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The Island. Before the cell of PROSPERO (22% in)
  • This King of Naples, being an enemy To me inveterate, hearkens my brother's suit; Which was, that he, in lieu o' the premises Of homage and I know not how much tribute, Should presently extirpate me and mine Out of the dukedom, and confer fair Milan, With all the honours on my brother: whereon, A treacherous army levied, one midnight Fated to the purpose, did Antonio open The gates of Milan; and, i' th' dead of darkness, The ministers for th' purpose hurried thence Me and thy crying...
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The Island. Before the cell of PROSPERO (24% in)

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