affect (v.) 1
incline to, like, favour, be drawn to
1H6 V.i.7 [King to Gloucester, of the peace proposals] How doth your grace affect their motion?
2H4 IV.v.145 [Prince Henry to King Henry IV, of the crown] If I affect it more / Than as your honour and as your renown, / Let me no more from this obedience rise
2H6 III.i.375 [York alone] I shall perceive the commons' mind, / How they affect the house and claim of York
AC I.iii.71 [Antony to Cleopatra] I go from hence / Thy soldier-servant, making peace or war / As thou affects
Cor [Sicinius to Brutus, of Coriolanus] affecting one sole throne / Without assistance
KL I.i.1 [Kent to Gloucester] I thought the King had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall
MW IV.iv.85 [Mistress Page alone, of Slender as a suitor for Anne] he my husband best of all affects
Oth III.iii.227 [Iago to Othello, of Desdemona] Not to affect many proposed matches / Of her own clime
TC II.ii.196 [Troilus to Hector] Were it not glory that we more affected
TC II.ii.60 [Hector to Troilus] the will dotes that is inclinable / To what infectiously itself affects
Tit II.i.105 [Aaron to Demetrius and Chiron] 'Tis policy and stratagem must do / That you affect
TN II.v.24 [Malvolio to himself, of Olivia] Maria once told me she did affect me
TS I.i.40 [Tranio to Lucentio] study what you most affect
WT IV.iv.417 [Polixenes to Florizel] Thou a sceptre's heir, / That thus affects a sheep-hook
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affected (adj.) 1