measure (n.)
course of action, means
AC III.xiii.35[Enobarbus to himself, of Antony] Knowing all measures [unclear meaning]
KL IV.vii.3[Cordelia to Kent, of recompensing him] My life will be too short / And every measure fail me
TC I.iii.202[Ulysses to all, of military strategists] know by measure / Of their observant toil the enemies' weight
Tim V.iv.4[Alcibiades to Senators] you have gone on and filled the time / With all licentious measure
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