composition (n.) 1
constitution, make-up, state [of mind and body]
1H6 II.iii.74 [Talbot to Countess] nor misconster / The mind of Talbot as you did mistake / The outward composition of his body
AW I.i.200 [Helena to Parolles] the composition that your valour and fear makes in you
KJ I.i.88 [Queen Eleanor to King John, of the Bastard] Do you not read some tokens of my son / In the large composition of this man?
KL II.ii.19 [disguised Kent to Oswald, describing him] art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar ... and the son and heir of a mongrel bitch
R2 II.i.73 [John of Gaunt to King Richard, of 'aged'] how that name befits my composition
Sonn 45.9 [] Until life's composition be recured

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