motion (n.)
proposal, proposition, suggestion, offer
1H6 V.i.7[King to Gloucester, of the peace proposals] How doth your grace affect their motion?
3H6 III.iii.244[Queen to Warwick, of Warwick's daughter marrying her son] I agree, and thank you for your motion
AW V.iii.262[Parolles to King, of Bertram and Diana] I knew of their going to bed and of other motions
MM V.i.532[Duke to Isabel] I have a motion much imports your good
MW I.i.199[Evans to Slender, of Shallow] Give ear to his motions
MW III.iv.62[Slender to Anne, of Page and Shallow] Your father and my uncle hath made motions
Tit I.i.246[Saturninus to Titus, of marrying Lavinia] doth this motion please thee?
TN III.iv.280[Sir Toby to Sir Andrew] I'll make the motion
TS I.ii.277[Grumio and Biondello to all, of Tranio as Lucentio's proposal] O excellent motion!
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