but (adv.) 2
just
Ham I.i.81 [Horatio to Barnardo and Marcellus] Our last King, / Whose image even but now appeared to us [i.e. only just now]
MV III.ii.76 [Bassanio, to himself] what plea so tainted and corrupt, / But being seasoned with a gracious voice, / Obscures the show of evil?
TS I.i.249 [Page as Sly's wife to Sly, of the play] My lord, 'tis but begun
Ven 497 [Venus to Adonis] But now I lived, and life was death's annoy; / But now I died, and death was lively joy

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