physic (n.) Old form(s): Phisick , phisicke , Physick , Physicke
medicine, healing, treatment
1H6 III.i.149[Third Servingman to all] I will see what physic the tavern affords
2H4 I.i.137[Northumberland to Morton] In poison there is physic
2H4 IV.v.16[Prince Henry to Gloucester, of King Henry IV] If he be sick with joy, he'll recover without physic
AW II.i.185[King to Helena] Sweet practiser, thy physic I will try
AW III.i.19.1[First Lord to Duke] the younger of our nature / That surfeit on their ease will day by day / Come here for physic
AYL III.ii.344[Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] I will not cast away my physic but on those that are sick
Cor III.i.154[Coriolanus to all] You that ... wish / To jump a body with a dangerous physic
Cor III.ii.33[Menenius to Volumnia, of Coriolanus' abasing himself] The violent fit o'th' time craves it as physic / For the whole state
H8 I.iii.36[Sands to Lovell and Lord Chamberlain, of courtiers] 'Tis time to give 'em physic, their diseases / Are grown so catching
H8 III.ii.40[Lord Chamberlain to all, of Wolsey] he brings his physic / After his patient's death
H8 IV.ii.122[Katherine to Capuchius] That gentle physic, given in time, had cured me
H8 V.iii.27[Gardiner to all, of heresies] If we suffer ... this contagious sickness, / Farewell all physic--and what follows then?
Ham III.iii.96[Hamlet to himself, of Claudius] This physic but prolongs thy sickly days [i.e. Claudius's praying]
KJ V.ii.21[Salisbury to Lewis the Dauphin] for the health and physic of our right, / We cannot deal but with the very hand / Of stern injustice
KL III.iv.33[Lear to himself] Take physic, pomp
LLL I.i.229[King reading Armado's letter to him] I did commend the black oppressing humour to the most wholesome physic of thy health-giving air
Luc.901[of opportunity] When wilt thou ... / Give physic to the sick
Mac V.i.1.1[stage direction] Enter a Doctor of Physic
Mac V.iii.47[Macbeth to Doctor] Throw physic to the dogs!
MM IV.vi.7[Isabella to Mariana, of the disguised Duke] if ... / He speak against me on the adverse side, / I should not think it strange, for 'tis a physic / That's bitter to sweet end
MW III.i.4[Evans to Simple, of Caius] that calls himself Doctor of Physic
Per I.i.73[Pericles to himself, of the riddle's last condition] Sharp physic is the last
Per III.ii.31[Cerimon to First Gentleman] 'Tis known I ever / Have studied physic
Per IV.vi.94[Marina to Lysimachus] Diseases have been sold dearer than physic
Per V.i.73[Lysimachus to Marina] Thy sacred physic shall receive such pay / As thy desires can wish
PP.13.12[] So beauty blemished once, for ever lost, / In spite of physic, painting, pain and cost
RJ II.iii.48[Romeo to Friar Laurence] Both our remedies / Within thy help and holy physic lies
Sonn.147.8[] Desire is death, which physic did except
Sonn.34.9[] Nor can thy shame give physic to my grief
Tim III.vi.100[Timon to Lords, as they leave] Soft, take thy physic first
Tit IV.ii.161.2[Aaron to Chiron and Demetrius, of the dead Nurse] you see I have given her physic
TN II.iii.165[Maria to Sir Toby, of Malvolio] I know my physic will work with him
TNK V.ii.27[Doctor to Wooer, of the Gaoler's Daughter] Her honesty? / An we should give her physic till we find that [i.e. we would be wasting our time]
WT I.ii.200[Leontes to himself, of unfaithful wives] Physic for't there's none
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