betimes (adv.)
speedily, soon, in a short time
2H6 III.i.297[York to Somerset] I rather would have lost my life betimes / Than bring a burden of dishonour home
AC IV.iv.27[Antony to the soldiers] This morning ... begins betimes
Mac IV.iii.162[Malcolm to Macduff, of Ross] Good God betimes remove / The means that makes us strangers!
R2 II.i.36[John of Gaunt to York] He tires betimes that spurs too fast betimes
R3 III.i.199[Richard to Buckingham] let us sup betimes
TC II.ii.107[Cassandra to all] Let us pay betimes / A moiety of that mass of moan to come
WT I.ii.297[Camillo to Leontes, of Leontes' suspicions] be cured / Of this diseased opinion, and betimes
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