grace (v.) 1
favour, add merit to, do honour to
1H6 II.iv.81 [Somerset to Suffolk] We grace the yeoman by conversing with him
2H4 I.i.129 [Morton to Northumberland] The bloody Douglas ... did grace the shame / Of those that turned their backs [i.e. by fleeing also]
3H6 II.ii.155 [Edward to Queen, of the King] when he ... graced thy poor sire with his bridal day [i.e. with the cost of the day]
3H6 V.iii.2 [Edward to all] we are graced with wreaths of victory
AC IV.xiv.136 [Antony to guards] do not please sharp fate / To grace it with your sorrows
AW I.i.79 [Helena alone, of her father] these great tears grace his remembrance
AW III.vi.61 [Bertram to Parolles] I will grace the attempt for a worthy exploit
AYL V.ii.56 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] not to grace me
Cor V.iii.15 [Coriolanus to Aufidius, of Menenius] to grace him only
E3 IV.v.100 [Charles to King John] The royal king, to grace his warlike son
H5 III.vi.67 [Gower to Fluellen, of Pistol] a rogue, that now and then goes to the wars, to grace himself at his return into London under the form of a soldier
JC I.i.34 [Marullus to Cobbler, of Caesar] What tributaries follow him to Rome, / To grace in captive bonds his chariot wheels?
JC III.i.120 [Cassius to all, of Brutus] we will grace his heels / With the most boldest and best hearts of Rome
JC III.ii.58 [Brutus to all, of Antony] grace his speech / Tending to Caesar's glories
KJ V.ii.31 [Salisbury to Lewis the Dauphin, of the treaty with the French] To grace the gentry of a land remote [also: enhance]
LLL V.ii.320 [Berowne to all, of Boyet selling wit] we that sell by gross ... / Have not the grace to grace it with such show [second instance]
LLL V.ii.72 [Princess to Rosaline] Folly, in wisdom hatched, / Hath ... wit's own grace to grace a learned fool [second instance]
R2 V.vi.51 [King Henry to all] Grace my mournings here
Sonn 132.11 [] let it then as well beseem thy heart / To mourn for me since mourning doth thee grace
Tit II.i.27 [Demetrius to Chiron] thy wits wants edge / And manners to intrude where I am graced

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