grace (n.) 2
virtue, good quality
2H4 V.v.55 [King Henry V to Falstaff] Make less thy body hence, and more thy grace
3H6 IV.viii.48 [King to Exeter, of his virtues] these graces challenge grace [i.e. they demand respect]
H5 I.ii.243 [King Henry to Ambassador, of himself] a Christian king, / Unto whose grace our passion is ... subject
H8 I.i.59 [Norfolk to Buckingham, of ancestry] whose grace / Chalks successors their way
H8 I.ii.122 [King Henry to Queen Katherine, of Buckingham] he ... / Hath into monstrous habits put the graces / That once were his
Ham I.ii.63 [Claudius to Laertes] thy best graces spend it [time] at thy will
Ham IV.vii.21 [Claudius to Laertes, of Hamlet] Convert his gyves to graces [or: emblems of honour]
R3 II.iv.13 [York to Duchess of York, quoting Richard] Small herbs have grace
R3 II.iv.24 [York to Duchess of York, of Richard] I could have given my uncle's grace a flout / To touch his growth nearer than he touched mine
RJ II.iii.11 [Friar alone] mickle is the powerful grace that lies / In plants
TC I.iii.180 [Ulysses to all, of Patroclus' imitations] All our abilities ... / Severals and generals of grace exact
TC IV.iv.89 [Troilus to Cressida, of the Greeks' virtues] in each grace of these / There lurks a still and dumb-discoursive devil

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