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divine
used in The Life and Death of King Richard III

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
to forgive is divine
Definition
wonderful; or god-like or coming from God
  • By a divine instinct men's minds mistrust
    Ensuing danger; as, by proof, we see
    The water swell before a boisterous storm.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 (89% in)
divine = coming from God
  • He doth entreat your grace, my noble lord, To visit him to-morrow or next day: He is within, with two right reverend fathers, Divinely bent to meditation: And in no worldly suit would he be mov'd, To draw him from his holy exercise.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 (26% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
divined through intuition
Definition
to discover something — usually through intuition or reflection
  • And with all speed post with him toward the north,
    To shun the danger that his soul divines.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 (15% in)
divines = to discover something through intuition or reflection
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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • — Vouchsafe, divine perfection of a woman, Of these supposed crimes to give me leave, By circumstance, but to acquit myself.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 (29% in)
  • He is not lolling on a lewd day-bed, But on his knees at meditation; Not dallying with a brace of courtezans, But meditating with two deep divines; Not sleeping, to engross his idle body, But praying, to enrich his watchful soul: Happy were England would this virtuous prince Take on his grace the sovereignty thereof: But, sure, I fear, we shall not win him to it.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 (31% in)

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