bancrout, bankrout, bankerout (n./adj./v.) Old form(s): backrout , banckrout , bankrupt
bankrupt
LLL I.i.27[Longaville to King, of devoting himself to study] dainty bits / Make rich the ribs but bankrupt quite the wits [F bankerout; Q1 bancrout]
Luc.140[] the profit of excess / Is but to surfeit, and such griefs sustain / That they prove bankrupt in this poor-rich gain
Luc.711[] Feeble Desire, all recreant ... / Like to a bankrupt beggar wails his case [Q1 bankrout]
MV IV.i.122[Shylock to Bassanio, of Antonio, and why he is whetting his knife] To cut the forfeiture from that bankrout there!
R2 II.i.151[York to all] Be York the next that must be bankrout so!
R2 II.i.257[Willoughby to Ross and Northumberland] The King's grown bankrout like a broken man
RJ III.ii.57[Juliet to her heart] Poor bankrupt, break at once!
Sonn.67.9[of his friend] Why should he live, now Nature bankrout is
Ven.466[] A smile recures the wounding of a frown. / But blessed bankrupt, that by loss so thriveth [Q1 bankrout]
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