thrift (n.)
profit, advantage, gain
Cym V.i.15 [Posthumus alone, to the gods] you some permit / To second ills with ills, each elder worse, / And make them dread it, to the doers' thrift [i.e. they benefit from having the chance to avoid sin]
Ham III.ii.193 [Second Player as Queen to her King] base respects of thrift
Ham III.ii.72 [Hamlet to Horatio] thrift may follow fawning
MV I.i.175 [Bassanio to Antonio, of wooing Portia] I have a mind presages me such thrift / That I should questionless be fortunate
MV I.iii.47 [Shylock to himself, of Antonio] he rails ... / On me, my bargains, and my well-won thrift, / Which he calls interest
WT I.ii.311 [Leontes to Camillo, of his servants] that bare eyes / To see alike mine honour as their profits, / Their own particular thrifts

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