mortality (n.) Old form(s): Mortalitie
mortal nature, human life
Cym IV.i.15[Cloten alone] What mortality is!
H5 IV.iii.107[King Henry to Montjoy, of the plague released by dead English bodies] [who] Break out into a second course of mischief, / Killing in relapse of mortality [unclear meaning; as the body decomposes]
KJ V.vii.5[Prince Henry to Salisbury and Bigot, of King John] his pure brain ... / Doth by the idle comments that it makes / Foretell the ending of mortality
Mac II.iii.90[Macbeth to all] from this instant / There's nothing serious in mortality
MM III.ii.175[disguised Duke alone] No might nor greatness in mortality / Can censure 'scape
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