ill (adv.) 1
badly, adversely, unfavourably
1H6 IV.i.74 [King to Talbot, of Burgundy] Let him perceive how ill we brook his treason
2H4 II.ii.27 [Poins to Prince Henry] How ill it follows, after you have laboured so hard, you should talk so idly
2H4 IV.i.47 [Westmorland to Archbishop] Wherefore do you so ill translate yourself / Out of the speech of peace ... / Into the harsh and boisterous tongue of war
2H4 V.i.78 [Falstaff alone, of King Henry V] you shall see him laugh till his face be like a wet cloak ill laid up!
2H4 V.v.51 [King Henry V to Falstaff] How ill white hairs become a fool and jester
2H6 I.iii.101 [York to all] If York have ill demeaned himself in France
2H6 II.iv.10 [Gloucester to Duchess] ill can thy noble mind abrook / The abject people gazing on thy face
3H6 II.ii.46 [King to Clifford] didst thou never hear / That things ill got had ever bad success?
3H6 II.v.55 [Son to himself] Ill blows the wind that profits nobody
AC II.ii.33 [Antony to Caesar] I learn you take things ill which are not so
AC [Pompey to Enobarbus] Enjoy thy plainness; / It nothing ill becomes thee
AC III.iii.34 [Cleopatra to Messenger] Thou must not take my former sharpness ill
AC [Enobarbus alone] I have done ill
AC IV.xiv.105 [Antony to the guards] I have done my work ill, friends
AW I.i.150 [Parolles to Helena, responding to ‘How might one do ... to lose it [virginity] to her own liking’] Marry, ill, to like him that ne'er it likes
AW I.i.159 [Parolles to Helena] your virginity ... is like one of our French withered pears: it looks ill, it eats drily
AW V.iii.182 [King to Bertram] for my thoughts, you have them ill to friend / Till your deeds gain them
CE II.i.12 [Adriana to Luciana, of Antipholus of Ephesus] Look when I serve him so he takes it ill
CE II.ii.177 [Adriana to Antipholus of Syracuse] How ill agrees it with your gravity / To counterfeit thus grossly with your slave
Cor III.i.51 [Coriolanus to Brutus and Sicinius] Let me deserve so ill as you
Cym I.vii.95 [Innogen to Iachimo] Since doubting things go ill often hurts more / Than to be sure they do
H5 III.ii.85 [Macmorris to Fluellen and Jamy, of the strategy] By Chrish, la, 'tish ill done!
H5 IV.i.120 [disguised King Henry to Bates, of the King] I dare say you love him not so ill to wish him here alone
H5 IV.i.181 [Williams to disguised King Henry] 'Tis certain, every man that dies ill, the ill upon his own head [first instance]
JC IV.iii.273 [Brutus to himself] How ill this taper burns!
KJ II.i.196 [King Philip to Constance] It ill beseems this presence to cry aim / To these ill-tuned repetitions
KJ III.iv.5 [King Philip to Cardinal Pandulph] What can go well, when we have run so ill?
KJ IV.i.55 [Arthur to Hubert] If heaven be pleased that you must use me ill, / Why then you must
KJ IV.ii.220 [King John to Hubert] How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds / Make deeds ill done! [second instance]
KL II.i.97 [Regan to Edmund, of Lear] No marvel then though he were ill affected
KL II.ii.143 [Gloucester to Cornwall, of putting disguised Kent in the stocks] The King must take it ill / That he, so slightly valued in his messenger, / Should have him thus restrained
KL II.ii.56 [disguised Kent to Cornwall, of Oswald] A stone-cutter or a painter could not have made him so ill
KL IV.vii.97 [disguised Kent alone] My point and period will be throughly wrought, / Or well or ill, as this day's battle's fought
LLL II.i.108 [Princess to King] To teach a teacher ill beseemeth me.
LLL II.i.46 [Maria to Princess, of Longaville] Nothing becomes him ill that he would well
LLL IV.ii.30 [Nathaniel to Holofernes] it would ill become me to be vain, indiscreet, or a fool
Luc 148 [] So that in venturing ill we leave to be / The things we are for that which we expect
MA III.ii.89 [Don John to Claudio] suit ill spent, and labour ill bestowed!
MA V.ii.81 [Beatrice to Benedick, of how Hero is] Very ill
MND II.i.60 [Oberon to Titania] Ill met by moonlight
MND III.ii.462 [Puck to hiimself] Jack shall have Jill; / Naught shall go ill
MW I.i.78 [Shallow to Page] I wished your venison better - it was ill killed
PassP II.4 [] My worser spirit a woman coloured ill
R2 III.iii.97 [King Richard to all] Ten thousand bloody crowns of mothers' sons / Shall ill become the flower of England's face
R2 V.iii.98 [York to King Henry] Ill mayst thou thrive if thou grant any grace
R3 I.iii.3 [Grey to Queen Elizabeth, of King Edward's health] In that you brook it ill, it makes him worse
RJ I.i.203 [Romeo to Benvolio] word ill urged to one that is so ill! [first instance]
Sonn 140.10 [] if I should despair, I should grow mad, / And in my madness might speak ill of thee
Sonn 144.4 [] The better angel is a man right fair, / The worser spirit a woman coloured ill [i.e. of an unfavourable complexion]
Sonn 22.12 [] thy heart which I will keep so chary / As tender nurse her babe from faring ill
Sonn 89.6 [] Thou canst not (love) disgrace me half so ill, / To set a form upon desired change, / As I'll myself disgrace
TC II.ii.160 [Paris to all] none so noble / Whose life were ill bestowed, or death unfamed, / Where Helen is the subject
TC V.x.38 [Pandarus alone] O traitors and bawds, how earnestly are you set a-work, and how ill requited!
TG V.ii.16 [Proteus to Thurio, of how Silvia likes his discourse] Ill, when you talk of war
Tim III.v.113 [Alcibiades alone, of banishment] It comes not ill
Tim V.i.88 [Timon to Poet and Painter, of what he has to say] You'll take it ill
Tit III.i.233 [Messenger to Titus] ill art thou repaid
TN III.iv.100 [Maria to Sir Toby] an you speak ill of the devil, how he takes it at heart!
TNK V.ii.12.4 [Doctor to Wooer, of how he dealt with the Gaoler's Daughter] 'Twas very ill done
WT IV.iv.302 [Dorcas to Mopsa] thou dost ill
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